'The problem is that both employees and employers are extremely concerned about privacy and violation of privacy issues,' say Homme and Paul in today’s Het Financieele Dagblad. They discuss the advent of biometric time clocks and fingerprint scanners in the Dutch business community and the legal rules relating to their use.
Homme and Paul view fingerprint scanners the same way they do other technological innovations – as 'positive and interesting'. The absence of even a single legal rule that would facilitate the interpretation of the legality of using such data-driven technologies, however, makes people extremely cautious when it comes to developments such as the fingerprint scanner.
You can read the entire article at FD.nl (only available in Dutch, account on FD necessary).