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Scan My Eyeball, Already
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blm-x
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4/25/2013 | 5:23:48 PM
re: Scan My Eyeball, Already
There are flaws and inconveniences with most biometrics. Fingerprint scanning is cumbersome and difficult. Retina scans are uncomfortable because of the time necessary to get a scan. Eye infections and other ocular conditions can cause false rejections. Facial scanning and thermal scanning also are dependent on changing physical conditions of the subject. Voice pattern matching will depend on health conditions as well. Palm vein scanning looks to be the most promising for consistent biometric identification since the veins under the skin do not alter significantly over time and age in late teens and adults. Until they can instantly pattern match DNA enough to remove false acceptance within reasonable statistical odds we are left with what is currently available. I think multi-factor authentication using a combination of the above methods will probably be a solution that is reasonable, secure, fast, and convenient.
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4/25/2013 | 3:03:29 PM
re: Scan My Eyeball, Already
Sorry .... typo

"I need a distraction, and an eyeball" - Jeremy Renner as Clint "Hawkey" Barton in The Avengers movie.
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4/25/2013 | 2:38:00 PM
re: Scan My Eyeball, Already
"I need is a distraction, and an eyeball" -- Jeremy Renner as Clint "Hawkeye" Barton in The Avengers movie.
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4/24/2013 | 11:33:32 AM
re: Scan My Eyeball, Already
the real "problem" with passwords,..... is that people share them to access pay for services. now these services want positive real identification to stop such sharing

this is a demand that must be rejected . -
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4/23/2013 | 12:05:33 PM
re: Scan My Eyeball, Already
the ultimate invasion of privacy.
it is important for EVERYONE to be anonymous on the net and I don't think this kind of scanning is compatible with that requirement.- The Internet is not a nice place everywhere which makes it critical for everyone to be anonymous .- There's nothing wrong with passwords -- properly implemented.

just as rainbow tables are used to attack password hash hackers will similarly attack any scan .- it is necessary to put a stop to SQL Injection -- so they can't get the password hash tables to work with in the first place.


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