Texas School District Drops Embattled RFID Student IDs; Opts For Tons Of Cameras Instead

July 22, 2013 in News

Tim Cushing | The Northside Independent School District (NISD) of Texas, best known for being sued by a student over its mandatory RFID card policy, is dropping the technology that originally landed it in the courtroom. These chipped student ID cards were deployed to track students…

For the Fourth Time, State Resistance Delays Nationwide Implementation of REAL ID Act

January 24, 2013 in News

IEEE Spectrum Magazine | There’s an interesting story in next month’s National Defense magazine on the long gestation of the REAL ID Act. As you may remember, eight years ago the U.S. Congress passed the REAL ID Act of 2005. It would have forced states to start issuing…

Lawsuit against Northside ISD tracking system rejected

January 10, 2013 in News

San Antonio Express News | A federal judge Tuesday ruled that Northside Independent School District can transfer a student from her magnet school for refusing to wear her student ID badge to protest a new electronic tracking system.

Tracking Students and Citizens With Globally Connected Biometric Databases

December 28, 2012 in News

Activist Post | The Biometric Database Law, originated in Israel, determines fingerprints and facial recognition software use to collect data on Israeli citizens as justified by decree of the Israeli government.

Government-run Indoctrination Centers with Books

December 5, 2012 in News

Traces of Reality | In the last month, Texas indoctrination centers schools have begun to show their true colors.