Using Fingerprint Scanners With Facial Recognition With Identity

811 Words Sep 25th, 2015 4 Pages
Keeping the personal records and fingerprint make sense as it will help to control alcohol related violence inside the pubs and clubs. On the other hand it raises privacy issue as there are chances for personal information leaking. Customers should be informed about the information they are keeping as well as the purpose of that. No information should be stored without letting the customers know about the content and purpose.
The main purpose of this paper is to analyze the impact on privacy and security issue of the use of fingerprint scanner with facial recognition with identity information in the pubs and clubs from ethical point of view. Desktop research method has been used for this research. Relevant journal articles, news, academic research paper and ethical documents have been reviewed to develop this research paper.
Considering the deontological theory, this feature is ethical as it is the duty of the particular venue to keep record who visits them in order to maintain the security (Bentham, 1983). On the contrary, same feature may create privacy issue for the visitors of that venue as they provide their personal information including the fingerprint which is very unique to them. However, contrasting ethical theories can be applied here. For example, according to consequentialism theory, the consequence could be two types (Pettit, 1993). If we consider a scenario where a person created violence inside a club previously then his account could be marked and his…

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