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Swedish school board fined for using facial recognition to take class register

Wednesday 21 August 2019 | 14:11 CET | News
The Swedish Data Inspection Authority said it has imposed its first penalty for breach of GDPR, to a school in Skelleftea that had been trialling facial recognition to register pupil attendance. The authority scrutinised the three-week pilot 22 pupils and found that the school board's handling of personal information did not comply with GDPR. The fine amounts to SEK 200,000.

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