The iPhone X is finally here, and with it comes a host of new features that Apple promises herald the arrival of " the future ."
But could that future be rife with privacy violations and potential for abuse? It's a question that Sen. Al Franken intends to get to the bottom of, and on Wednesday, he fired off a letter to the tech giant to get the investigative ball rolling.
At issue is Face ID , a replacement for Touch ID that scans a smartphone owner's face in order to unlock the device or authenticate Apple Pay . Experts have expressed concerns that the technology could be a step backward for device security, as well as a potential move toward a privately owned database of facial biometric data. Read more... More about Apple , Iphone , Cybersecurity , Tim Cook , and Facial Recognition