Global Privacy Dispatches- UK- RFID Monitoring
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.