False Positives?

April22

Why your fingerprints may not be unique

We’ve all heard the stories of people being wrongly convicted. This may be good news for those who truly are? Maybe? There still is DNA evidence to contend with. This is a heads up for everyone else.

Mike Silverman, who introduced the first automated fingerprint detection system to the Metropolitan Police, claims that human error, partial prints and false positives mean that fingerprints evidence is not as reliable as is widely believed.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10775477/Why-your-fingerprints-may-not-be-unique.html

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Posted April 22, 2014 by Sue Says in category In the News

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