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How our kids are being watched

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Children are being watched now more than ever, right from birth, with parents posting pics of their new-borns, first day of school and family outings to digital finger printing at schools. What does it mean to be a child in modern society?

Emmeline Taylor is a co-editor of Surveillance Futures and she spoke on Afternoons about how ‘Big Brother’ is watching our kids. 

‘This is schools who are implementing digital fingerprinting to replace library book cards or even to replace using money when kids are buying their lunch in the school canteen.’
‘But you ask the kids and they say ‘who else gets finger printed, it’s criminals. Are we not to be trusted?” 
The researcher from Australian National University says. 

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