“The greater the power the more dangerous the abuse” – Edmund Burke
Indubitably the widespread use iris scanning technology will be used for great good. However, this revolutionary technology should also remind us that the technological world of Gattaca and Minority Report disproportionately empower wealthy citizens, large corporations, and most importantly, the government. Liberty loving citizens must demand assiduous and stringent regulations on iris scanning, drones, and other similarly powerful technologies. A free society cannot afford to wait until there is an enormous abuse of power – it might be too late.