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Re: Parents Protest Student Computer ID Tags
Posted by: Lisa Leff 2005-02-10 09:33:58
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The only grade school in the rural town of Sutter, California, is requiring students to wear radio frequency identification badges that can track their every move. Some parents are outraged, fearing it will take away their children's privacy. The badges introduced at Brittan Elementary School on Jan. 18 rely on the same radio frequency and scanner technology that companies use to track livestock and product inventory. Similar devices have recently been used to monitor youngsters in some parts of Japan.


Re: Parents Protest Student Computer ID Tags
Posted by: melwilson 2005-02-10 09:36:20 In reply to: Lisa Leff
Where can I find out where to write to protest what is going on at this school? My son is in junior high and I do not agree with this. Please forward the information to me at melaney_wilson@yahoo.com
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