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RFID technology: To legislate or not to legislate?

Jul 14, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

July 14, 2004—A new report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute argues that limiting the uses of RFID today would be premature given the technology's infancy and how little experience businesses and consumers have with it. Even after widespread RFID adoption, asserts the report, "social forces will constrain [RFID privacy invasion] more suitably than would government regulation." But this assertion contradicts historical cases in which self-regulation was attempted only to be abused, with the government ultimately stepping in and enacting law.

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