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York City Schools Implement Biometric Finger Scans Without Parental Consent

School District Using Digital Finger Scans for Transactions

How would you feel if you knew your child’s school is using biometric jailhouse tracking technology to monitor your children and catalog their whereabouts without parental consent? Well, that’s exactly what’s going on in schools in the City of York.

Digital finger scans are nothing new. They’ve been a source of controversy across the U.S. and worldwide for quite some time, causing both privacy advocates and IT security professionals to sound warnings about their use and potential for abuse.

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