Tuesday, March 29, 2005

RFID by any other name...

It looks like the US Department of Homeland Security has woken up to the privacy implications of embedding RFID chips into US passports. According to Wired News it has decided to call them something else instead, because after all, that will obviously solve the problems presented by unencrypted RFID tags...

Update: Wired is carrying another article about the Department of Homeland Security's attempt to embed RFID chips into US passports. It seems like a lot of people aren't very happy about it, funny that...