Giving people control over Spy Chips

A Q&A designed to warn people against possible risks attached to RFID tags, sometimes called spy chips, was issued today by EU Commissioner for Information Society Viviane Reding. People shouldn’t have to carry them in anything, “without being informed precisely what they are used for, with the choice of removing or switching it off at any time,” she says. “Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is the use of an object (typically referred to as an RFID tag) applied to or incorporated into a product, animal, or person for the purpose of identification and tracking using radio waves,” says the Wikipedia .

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Giving people control over Spy Chips

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Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 Net News

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