Take a look what has just landed in my email. Thanks for this article Michael!
Yesterday it was reported that schools will be given guidance on how to use and store pupils’ biometric information, such as fingerprints. UK schools started fingerprinting children in around 2002. Quietly encouraged by central Government, parents were not generally informed. By 2007, more than 5,000 schools have fingerprinted children, some as young as five. More than 20 firms now sell school biometric systems, some costing as much as £25,000.
School systems store fingerprint templates, the lifelong key to a person’s identity. Within 10 years these will be used to authenticate bank accounts and passports…… keep reading there is more