Use a strong passcode!
The latest decision of police using fingerprints to unlock phones isn't new. Anyone can force you to do that.
And the solution is already implemented. Use it! Exactly for these situations it's in iOS since years.
Authorities are not to blame for functionalities not used by the people. Of course they will try everything possible.
The function is there, use it and with strong passcode there is no way to bypass it.
Just learn how your tech works before complaining.
Fingerprint usage is 100 years old tech. If you are drug-dealing, don't do and if your devices are that open, you deserve no better.
Reference (german): https://www.heise.de/news/Landgericht-erlaubt-Handy-Entsperrung-durch-erzwungenen-Fingerabdruck-7542934.html
@tobi When the authorities want you to unlock your device, there is not much of an opportunity. Happened in Germany recently…
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There are also Apple provided shortcuts like "Hey Siri, I'm pulled over by police" - and all devices get locked, voice recording enabled etc. It's all there. Just use it!