Edward Snowden Calls Out Cryptocurrency Startup for Scanning Users’ Eyeballs

“Don’t catalogue eyeballs. Don’t use biometrics for anti-fraud. In fact, don’t use biometrics for anything. The human body is not a ticket-punch.”
Edward Snowden, on the launch of Worldcoin, a new cryptocurrency made available in return for biometric data. “This looks like it produces a global (hash) database of people’s iris scans, and waves away the implications by saying ‘we deleted the scans!’” warns the famous whistleblower.
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