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Wonder how well hashed that FINGER_INFO is? Any chance to reverse engineer a fingerprint that would give the same hash? That would be awesome, but not in a good way. A false passport including working biometrics. Implementing a new hash would require what before adequate coverage, 15 years? You cannot easily imagine blocking a whole country's access to international travel because of a data leak.



> You cannot easily imagine blocking a whole country's access to international travel because of a data leak.

You cannot do that, not because of the problems for those people, but because it would break trust in the system. It would become apparent how unsafe it is to keep fingerprints stored digitally in a central database. That would be a bigger problem, worldwide. People would demand to get rid of these databases, and I bet many intelligence services would not like that.


You especially couldn't block the Philippines for that reason. Many other nations would cease to operate completely without Filipino labor.




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