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James Carroll

Fingerprint foreboding

By James Carroll
April 9, 2007

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I WAS JOLTED to read last week that public schools in Taunton are planning to use a fingerprint scan as a way to enable students to pay for lunch. At the cash register, the student will simply tap a finger on an electronic reader, and a pre-stored mathematical formula derived from a fingerprint will bring up the student's account. (Full article: 755 words)

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