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Conclusions

  • Emilio Mordini
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Part of the The International Library of Ethics, Law and Technology book series (ELTE, volume 11)

Abstract

The position we have taken in editing this book is that for better or worse, biometric technologies are here to stay. The best answer to those who fear an Orwellian future is not merely to provide optimistic reassurances (which rarely reassure anyone), but rather to engage with the technology and seek to ensure that biometric identification systems are developed in positive ways.

Keywords

Data Protection Smart Object Past Participle Biometric Technology Human Recognition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Science Society and CitizenshipRomeItaly

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