Are your fingerprints, email and image worth a cute fake passport?

Given that I’m a sucker for online quizzes, I’m aware of the fact that when I’m angry, the villain I most resemble is Voldemort. I also know that if an artist were to promise me a novelty passport that features my machine-drawn portrait, replete with my name and an official-looking red stamp just like a real passport, I, like many of us artsy and fun-loving types, would be pretty tempted to belly right on up and hand over every flake of biometric I could shed. I haven’t had the chance, but the art piece isn’t hypothetical. The installation piece, called “Sensible Data” and created by Swiss artist Martin Hertig, is designed to demonstrate how easily we give up personal data in exchange for fun. It’s a multistep process: [embedded content]…


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