Thursday, August 26, 2010

Montgomery County to use finger scans at rec centers

MONTGOMERY CO, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County residents will soon be required to scan their fingers to enter recreation centers.
Officials say switching from plastic passes to finger scanners will save the recreation department $50,000 annually.

The scanners will be put into use this fall at three centers, and will be expanded to all the county's centers next year. Privacy advocates say the measure is intrusive and unnecessary.

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