• Kyodo, Staff Report


Kyoto University, claiming to be the first national university to address cheating via smartwatches and similar digital devices, has announced that starting next year entrance exam takers will be banned from having watches on their desks.

The university said Thursday that the new regulations taking effect in February will ban all takers of entrance exams from using not only smartwatches, which can connect wirelessly to the Internet, but all watches and clocks when sitting their tests.

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