Thursday, February 10, 2005

Will back-to-school sales include tinfoil suits?

A rural school in the US is planning to make their students wear RFID-embeded tags to track their movements. As a client of mine just mentioned to me, "Is this to get them used to being surveilled while they're young?"

Yahoo! News - Parents Protest Student Computer ID Tags:

"SUTTER, Calif. - The only grade school in this rural town is requiring students to wear radio frequency identification badges that can track their every move. Some parents are outraged, fearing it will take away their children's privacy. ..."

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