Oct 262010
 October 26, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Cassie White reports:

A New South Wales school has moved to reassure parents that new student fingerprint scanners cannot be hacked into and no personal information will be stored in the system.

Gosford’s Henry Kendall High School is introducing a biometric system which assigns each student a number by creating a unique code based on three points on their finger.

The scanners will replace the traditional roll call system for some year 11 students, who are often in and out of school grounds at different times due to timetabling commitments like TAFE.

Read more on ABC News.

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