I’m irrationally scared of Apple’s Face ID


Since Apple first gave me the option to use my physical human body as a key, I’ve felt uncomfortable about it. When I got my beloved iPhone 6s, I declined to enable Touch ID, though I didn’t exactly know why. Then Face ID came along on the iPhone X, and I looked on skeptically as my clearly foolhardy friends followed the examples of Apple’s smiling models. 

My uninformed but generally mistrustful feelings about biometric security only intensified on Wednesday as Apple went all in with Face ID, touting one’s face as the preferred and secure way to lock away your darkest digital secrets. With Face ID now available on all three new models of the iPhone, it’s about to be a Face ID-secured world, people. And we’re just livin’ in it. Read more…

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