Monday, June 7, 2010

Biometrics Gone Wild: UK School to Fingerprint Children for Library Books

A school library in Manchester, England is requiring children to have their fingerprints taken in order to withdraw books from the school library.  Eventually all students in the school - no matter what age - will be subject to fingerprint taking.  Read more in "Children as young as 4 to be fingerprinted to borrow school books", Telegraph, May 28, 2010.  Click here to learn more about biometric security.

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