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Some see scans for lunch as taste of Big Brother

Taunton schools to use fingerprints

Nathan Johnson activated his lunch account at Essex High School in Vermont. Taunton plans to offer a similar system. Nathan Johnson activated his lunch account at Essex High School in Vermont. Taunton plans to offer a similar system. (Alison Redlich/Burlington Free Press/file 2005)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / April 4, 2007

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Taunton schools this spring could become the first in Massachusetts to have students pay for lunch by scanning their fingerprints, a plan that is triggering an uproar among parents and ACLU officials worried about privacy and possible identity theft. (Full article: 1069 words)

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