This Comment investigates privacy implications stemming specifically from the use of biometrics in the banking industry. Part II of this comment defines biometrics. The various types of, and uses for, this technology are presented in this section. Part III investigates the right to privacy. The history of the right of an individual to protect her privacy is then presented, and the sources of this fundamental right are identified. Part IV details the modern trend of the use of biometrics in the banking industry. An analysis is then made concerning the implications of privacy protection of this information. This comment concludes in Part V with suggestions for potential legislation necessary to protect biometric information gathered for identification and verification purposes in the banking industry.
McGuire, Lisa Jane
"Banking on Biometrics: Your Bank's New High-Tech Method of Identification May Mean Giving Up Your Privacy,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 33
, Article 5.
Available at: http://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/akronlawreview/vol33/iss3/5