Disturbing: Public university rolls out Orwellian program that will monitor students

A public university in Virginia is testing a new computer tracking system that will allow university officials to monitor a student’s presence on campus based on when and where he connects to the on-campus WiFi network.

According to the Commonwealth Times, officials at Virginia Commonwealth University have released a pilot version of a new classroom attendance tracking system titled “Ram Attend” that will automatically record the time and location of a Wi-Fi access point on the VCU campus. This will enable university employees to compare the data to regular classroom attendance records and verify whether or not students are present in class.

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