MacBook Pro with Touch Bar banned from bar exam in multiple states

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Some law students who plan to take the bar exam this year may not be able to use their favorite laptop. May states are banning the use of Apple’s latest MacBook Pros because of the predictive nature of the Touch Bar, though some are still allowing it if the feature is disabled.

ExamSoft, which makes testing software for the Board of Law Examiners, says the Touch Bar’s default setting, which displays “predictive text depending on what the student is typing” could compromise “exam integrity.”

Bar exam proctors have been instructed to look for the 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro Touch Bar laptops and manually disable the Touch Bar’s adaptive display so that it shows a standard row of function keys. …

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Via: Mashable: Gadgets

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