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Pupil Hernandez, who refused to wear RFID, loses appeal

Posted By yihan On January 9, 2013 @ 10:41 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

BBC [1]
January 9, 2013

A Texan student who refused to wear a badge with a radio tag that tracked her movements has lost a federal court appeal against her school’s ID policy.

The radio chips track attendance, which in turn helps secure school funding.

But Andrea Hernandez, 15, stopped wearing the badge on religious grounds, saying it was the “mark of the beast”.

After John Jay High School suspended her, she went to court and won a temporary injunction to continue her studies at the school, without the tag.

The federal court ruling overturned that, saying if she was to stay at the school, she would be required to wear the badge. Otherwise, she would have to transfer to a new school.

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[1] BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20957587

[2] Student Kicked Out Of School For Refusing To Wear RFID Tracking Badge Following Failed Appeal: http://www.prisonplanet.com/student-kicked-out-of-school-for-refusing-to-wear-rfid-tracking-badge-following-failed-appeal.html

[3] Judge Grants Reprieve To Student Expelled For Refusing To Wear Tracking Device Badge: http://www.prisonplanet.com/judge-grants-reprieve-to-student-expelled-for-refusing-to-wear-tracking-device-badge.html

[4] Student Expelled for Refusing Location Tracking RFID Badge: http://www.prisonplanet.com/student-expelled-for-refusing-location-tracking-rfid-badge-2.html

[5] UK students “must wear” RFID tags: http://www.prisonplanet.com/uk-students-%e2%80%9cmust-wear%e2%80%9d-rfid-tags.html

[6] Hacker loses extradition appeal: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hacker-loses-extradition-appeal.html

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