Published: Fri, September 15, 2017
Science | By Cecil Little

Sen. Al Franken wants Apple to answer Face ID privacy concerns

Sen. Al Franken wants Apple to answer Face ID privacy concerns

Now, though, Apple is trying to reassure onlookers that Face ID didn't actually misbehave. It's not just security experts and potential users who have these worries; Senator Al Franken has written to Tim Cook asking for details about the safeguards Apple has put in place to protect users.

In regard to privacy and security, Franken said that unlike traditional passwords, biometric data - like fingerprints and "faceprints" - is "permanent, public and uniquely identifies its owner".

Cupertino has already addressed a number of consumers' concerns: For instance, facial-recognition data will be saved on individual iPhones, not sent to the cloud.

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While promoting Face ID, Apple Marketing Chief Phil Schiller said the company used more than 1 billion pictures to train its facial recognition algorithm.

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He then restarted the device and successfully entered it using Face ID, although BGR says the issue caused some to believe that the security feature "might be at fault".

Should Apple eventually determine that there would be reason to either begin storing faceprint data remotely or use the data for a goal other than the operation of Face ID, what steps will it take to ensure users are meaningfully informed and in control of their data?

But he was left red-faced after FaceID didn't work on first attempt - instead prompting him to use his passcode for access. Al Franken of Minnesota chose to put several of them directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook, a day after the company announced that its iPhone X would unlock with Face ID. Franken asked how Apple would respond to law enforcement requests for its faceprint data on Wednesday, in a clear echo of that battle.

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The tech titan did not immediately respond to Geek's request for comment; it remains unclear whether it will answer Franken's questions by the proposed October 13 deadline.

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