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On the Creation of Giant Voiceprint Databases

By Jay Stanley, Senior Policy Analyst, ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project at 11:50am
The Associated Press ran a story (along with two sidebars) this week on the use of voiceprints by big banks and other institutions. Those companies say they are using the technology to fight fraud, but in the process they are apparently compiling large databases of voiceprints without customers' knowledge or permission.
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