Feb 202015
 
 February 20, 2015  Online, Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Victor Skinner reports:

Students at Rutgers University are balking at a new biometric software used in online classes that requires them to record their facial features, knuckles and photo ID.

ProctorTrack, implemented for online courses this year, requires students to record their face, knuckle and personal identification details to verify their identity. The software then tracks students’ monitor, browser, webcam and microphone activity during the session to prevent cheating on exams, according to The Daily Targum – Rutgers’ student newspaper.

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Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.

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