“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Thursday, January 18, 2007
School fingerprinting horse has bolted
The Information Commissioner's Office has shrugged that so many schools are now fingerprinting their pupils that there isn't much it can do (via Open Rights Group). Tell headteachers that collecting children's biometrics in order to police library lending and school meals is ever-so-slightly disproportionate, perhaps?