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Palm Beach County school district looking into using fingerprint tech to keep better track of kids on buses

EFF IN THE NEWS
August 24, 2012

Lee Tien, senior staff attorney for the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation — which works to protect consumer and privacy rights in the electronic age — said making kids give their fingerprints to get on a bus seemed like “overkill” and something of an invasion of privacy.
“For lack of a better word,” Tien said, “it is creepy to contemplate a plan that involves fingerprinting all the kids in a school.”

Monday, August 6, 2012
Palm Beach Post
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