Panera rolls out hand-scanning technology that has raised privacy concerns

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Panera has piloted handprint scanners in two locations so far. The company plans to roll out the technology in additional locations across the country in the coming months. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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This palm reader will not be able to tell your fortune, but it will figure out if you are part of Panera’s loyalty program.

Over the next few months, the bakery-café chain will roll out scanners that can access customers’ credit card and loyalty account using their palm. The

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