Court Forces Fingerprint Phone Unlock

Rayzer rayzer at
Tue Jul 26 18:23:56 PDT 2016

On 07/26/2016 03:01 PM, John Newman wrote:
>> On Jul 26, 2016, at 1:49 PM, jim bell <jdb10987 at
>> <mailto:jdb10987 at>> wrote:
>> There's another set of possibilities.  Usually, a person has 10
>> fingers.  They can presumably be scanned in two different axes (or
>> more), and in two different directions, each.   With some additional
>> software, some of those could be assigned to be "duress codes",
>> designed to re-encrypt the data if the person whose fingers are being
>> scanned wants to do that.  Further, again with additional
>> programming, the fingerprint scan function could be automatically
>> disabled if it hadn't been used for an extended period of time.
>>          Jim Bell
> This would be an amazing addition to cyanogenmod ;)
>> John

Give it the middle finger to do a full reset to factory specs!

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