Privacy Advisor

Global Privacy Dispatches- UK- RFID Monitoring

December 1, 2007

By Michael T. Spadea

UK School Uses RFID to Monitor Student Attendance

Ten students at Hungerhill School in Edenthorpe are having their class attendance monitored by RFID chips embedded in their school badge in a pilot program. The program may be expanded if successful. The manufacturer plans to market the product countrywide. The program has drawn some opposition from civil rights groups.