Wednesday, June 13, 2012

REDUX: It's all about the kids - RFID at Bonaroo, college location dataveillance

TOP STORY c/o Daily Mail UK

The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation is spending $1.1 million (£700,000) testing galvanic skin response bracelets to see if they can measure whether students find their teachers engaging.
The move is part of the billionaire’s mission to evaluate and improve the quality of teachers, which has already included controversial initiatives such as fitting classrooms with video cameras.
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Eugene,OR School district security breach affects 15,500 students

UNF Residential breach compromises 23K students SSNs, college information security left in the lurch
[Perhaps try a new policy which doesn't require a SSN to turn your neck, Alma Mater.]

Here is second life for news that matters.

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AC Entertainment shackles concergoers with RFID bracelets and discount checkpoints at Bonnaroo

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Sen. Paul Proposes Bill Requiring Warrants for Drone Surveillance  Use

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