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Millions of voiceprints quietly being harvested as latest identification tool

Millions of voiceprints quietly being harvested as latest identification tool

The Guardian

Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice. Businesses and governments around the world increasingly are turning to voice biometrics, or voiceprints, to pay pensions, collect taxes, track criminals and replace passwords. “We sometimes call it the …

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