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Lunchroom palm scanners gave students intro to biometrics
After a couple months of paying for lunch with their palms, students at 10 Carroll County schools are going back to buying pizza and tots using less Bond-like methods. While parent concerns about privacy led their superintendent to hit the breaks on the PalmSecure technology, they can expect to be asked for their biometrics again — and again and again — as they grow older, and even to willingly pay (whatever the method) to give them up.
By Steve Earley, The Baltimore Sun
December 17, 2012