Photoshop a twenty, buddy?

January 16, 2004 at 7:40 pm | Posted in Technology | Leave a comment

There have been recent reports that Adobe Photoshop, other graphics programs, copiers, scanners, and color laser printers have anti-counterfeiting measures to prevent processing or duplication of currency. What is involved is the detection of a certain group of objects arranged in a certain “constellation” called by some a Eurion named after the Euro currency which uses the scheme heavily along with other European currencies. The latest U.S. $20 bill uses the same technology:

As the above article shows, such measures are easily defeated.

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