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Watches are being banned at schools to stop cheating in exams

Wearables in exams can be used for cheating, so some schools are banning watches from being on kids' wrists

By Anthony Garreffa from Feb 8, 2015 @ 23:26 CST

Something that most of us had taken for granted when in school, was wearing a watch, these days with wearable computing, you have to think twice. Just like some schools are now.


BuzzFeed News is reporting that many universities are issuing blanket bans on all watches during exams, just in case some of them are wearing wearables to cheat during exams. London's City University has said that it "wouldn't be practical" to have people checking every students watch to see if it was an analog, or smartwatch.


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