What really made me giggle was their reason for refusal. Not because they objected on grounds of civil liberties, or anything so noble. No, this was the reason given:
But some MPs are refusing to be fingerprinted, saying it will mean spending too much time in the chamber.
It could only happen in Italy. Let's hope they never try to introduce the system here. The less time the buggers spend in Parliament the less time they have for mithering us with yet more intrusive, authoritarian legislation.