Sydney school’s use of fingerprint scanners in toilets an invasion of privacy, expert says


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A Sydney high school’s decision to install fingerprint scanners at the entrance to toilets to track student movements and prevent vandalism has been criticised as “unreasonable and disproportionate” by a privacy expert.

Moorebank high school moved to install the scanners in term three, with the school’s principal, Vally Grego, telling parents it was a measure intended to reduce vandalism.

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