About

Future Crimes is a futurist-oriented group dedicated to studying and discussing the effects of scientific and technological progress on crime, policing and the criminal justice system. Learn more...

Twitter account LinkedIn group YouTube channel RSS feed Facebook page
Latest entries in Biometrics
"Fake fingerprint" Chinese woman fools Japan controls

"Fake fingerprint" Chinese woman fools Japan controls

Altering Fingerprints to Avoid Border and Policing Checks As the below story demonstrates, criminals will always find new and interesting ways to circumvent the controls imposed by government.  While the steps taken by the woman in this case were dramatic, perhaps this form of criminality will become more commonplace as time moves on.  Will medical...
Biometric Crime

Biometric Crime

Iris Biometrics The use of biometrics as a form of security and control has vastly increased in the past several years.  While police have long relied upon fingerprints for criminal identification, newer forms of biometric technologies are allowing individuals to be identified via any number of physical characteristics.  The most common forms of biometric identification...