Police can demand fingerprint phone unlocking, but not passcodes
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Touch ID comes under fire with 5th Amendment

In the United States, police can now force an individual to unlock their own smartphone using fingerprints, but are prevented by the 5th amendment from demanding any passcodes, an LAPD warrant discovered in March 2016 now reveals.

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