Home Internet of Things Aerospace Apparel Energy Defense Health Care Logistics Manufacturing Retail

Privacy Discussion


Now

By T. DAVIS 2007-02-02 03:41:58 PM

>
> Putting a paper bag over your head and announcing that RFID
> is no threat to privacy is begging for trouble. The fact is
> that RFID tags can be used for illegal or immoral purposes,
> including government snooping.
>
> If the industry doesn't address this issue, consumers are
> pretty soon going to become aware of the potential for
> abuse, and they are going to bite you in the butt. How many
> women, for example, are aware of the potential use of RFID
> tags by stalkers and abusive ex-husbands? When they find
> out, all hell is going to break loose.
>
> You better be ready with something more than smart remarks.
> Merely hurling sarcasm and abuse at whistleblowers isn't
> going to help.
>
> W Penrose
>

Login and reply to this post!

Not a member?

Signup for an account now to access all of the features of RFIDJournal.com!

Thread Messages

TOPIC DATE
Consumer Distorts?
By W. Penrose
05.18.2006
Now
By T. DAVIS
02.02.2007

Start A New Discussion

PREMIUM CONTENT
Case Studies Features Best Practices How-Tos
RFID JOURNAL EVENTS
Live Events Virtual Events Webinars
ASK THE EXPERTS
Simply enter a question for our experts.
TAKE THE POLL
JOIN THE CONVERSATION ON TWITTER
Loading
RFID Journal LIVE! RFID in Health Care LIVE! LatAm LIVE! Brasil LIVE! Europe RFID Connect Virtual Events RFID Journal Awards Webinars Presentations