Trial of safety wristbands raises data privacy worries at Canadian International School of Hong Kong

//Trial of safety wristbands raises data privacy worries at Canadian International School of Hong Kong

Trial of safety wristbands raises data privacy worries at Canadian International School of Hong Kong

A trial of electronic safety bands has divided parents at a Canadian school in Hong Kong, with some voicing concerns over potential threats to data privacy.Introduced on May 9 for a six-week trial on 200 Grade Four and Grade Eight pupils, the bands provide real-time information about when students and staff enter and exit the 14-storey Aberdeen campus of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS), or board and exit a bus under contract with the school.The devices can also count…

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