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Maine High School Reverses Biometric Student Scanning Plans

February 17, 2024 | Maine administrators at Caribou High School decided to walk back a decision to implement biometric finger-scanning technology.  The ID system of  surveillance to be used for keeping student attendance would have allowed for the harvesting of students’ biometric information.

Protecting personal data is a positive development that is absolutely necessary to maintaining fundamental freedoms by preventing governments, corporations, and AI from gaining access to private information.

Tragically, schools in West Virginia are expanding facial recognition technology under the guise of protecting students.  Biometric technology is a money maker and also a mechanism to install a permanent digital prison.

 


 

Maine High School Ditches Biometric Student Scanning After MW Viral Report – The Maine Wire

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