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Buy stuff just by nodding? I’m shaking my head

Jay MacDonald

A Finnish startup promises to replace all those passwords, PINs and security codes with a simple device you always carry with you: your face. It has announced what it bills as the first facial recognition payment system.

I’m not sure we’re ready for it. We may marvel at the role that facial recognition played in hunting down the Boston Marathon bombing suspects in mere hours, but we haven’t quite made the leap to embracing big brother as the expediter of our shopping dreams.
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