Dec 282010
 December 28, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Fiona Macleod reports:

Hundreds of school children across Scotland are having to use biometric identity systems to get into libraries and claim meals, according to new figures.

The statistics show 68 schools have introduced the systems, which often use fingerprint technology.

The figures, obtained by the Scottish Liberal Democrats through a freedom of information request, show there are another ten schools which have the technology but do not yet use it.

Read more on Scotsman.

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