Feel free to skate or die just make sure to register your prints with the Sheriff first

Jul 14, 2010

The case has been made again and again for kids to wear elbow pads and helmets while skating at skate parks, but is requiring skaters to identify themselves with a scanned thumb print protecting them or a total violation of their privacy? The question has been raised in the city of Poway in northern San Diego where a entry system that requires skateboarders to press a thumb pad on a turnstile before entering the park. Will the skaters agree to register and adhere to the system, or is the Poway Skate Park’s scanning system about to be the most sought after of all the world’s most ollie-able objects?

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