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Old 26 Sep 2023, 11:10 AM   #1
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Hand over your eyeballs!

Crypto’s Next Craze? Orbs That Scan Your Eyeballs.
Sam Altman, OpenAI’s chief executive, has started Worldcoin, a cryptocurrency project that aims to scan billions of human irises.

By David Yaffe-Bellany

To skeptics, the prospect of a privately owned crypto company’s handling the biometric data from billions of people sounds like a recipe for dystopia, with echoes of the 2002 Tom Cruise film “Minority Report.” But Tools for Humanity has raised $115 million this year from venture capital investors, even as funding for crypto has dried up during a downturn in the industry...

“Don’t catalogue eyeballs,” responded Edward Snowden, the whistle-blower and privacy advocate, on what was then Twitter.

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/08/07/t...ris-scans.html
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Old 26 Sep 2023, 01:15 PM   #2
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