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Tag Archives: RFID

A Privacy And Security Pandora’s Box?

ScienceDaily | A research article published in the current issue of the International Journal of Intellectual Property Management suggests that Big Brother could be opening a privacy and security Pandora’s Box if human rights, particularly regarding data protection are not addressed ...

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U.S. School District to Begin Microchipping Students

By David Gutierrez | A Rhode Island school district has announced a pilot program to monitor student movements by means of radio frequency identification (RFID) chips implanted in their schoolbags. The Middletown School District, in partnership with MAP Information Technology ...

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Enhanced Tracking Technology May Help RFID

By DON CLARK A Los Angeles start-up says it has developed a way to dramatically expand the range of a popular wireless tracking technology, opening up many new applications for low-cost identification tags. Closely held Mojix Inc. says its enhancements ...

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Researchers develop RFID ‘smart tags’ for workplace

Researchers at Lancaster University are developing a new generation of ‘smart tags’ to “help keep workers safe on construction sites.” NEMO technology in development The research project is creating tiny Radio Frequency ID (RFID) tags, with sensors and memory, which ...

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Privacy watchdog calls for RFID regulations

 Ian GrantConsumers who buy RFID-enabled goods should have an automatic veto against their personal details being collected and associated with the device, says the European Data Protection Supervisor. Responding to the European Commission’s communication on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in ...

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Insecure RFID Passports Get Stamp of Approval

U.S. State Department Approves RFID Passports Amidst Privacy Concerns With the original incarnation slammed over security concerns, a new breed of RFID-enabled passports received the U.S. State Department’s stamp of approval last Monday. The new passports are set to launch ...

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Tracking by sun: RFID goes solar

Solar-powered Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Savi Technology, a unit of Lockheed Martin, has announced it recently began deploying solar-powered Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) readers and signposts located at a major U.S. Army supply facility in Kuwait. The solar-powered signposts activate ...

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School uniforms use RFID to track kids

Trevor Darnborough, whose company, Darnbro, filed for a patent on securing RFID tags to clothing, hopes other schools will be interested. By Thomas Claburn Ten schoolchildren in the United Kingdom are being tracked by RFID chips in their school uniforms ...

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London Paper Issues RFID Card

By Mary Catherine O’Connor Selling newspapers in London is a tough game, but The Evening Standard is using RFID to gain a competitive edge. The popular daily paper, targeted at commuters who ride the London Underground subway system, sells between ...

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McDonalds Starts RFID Trial in Korea

Evan Schuman McDonalds is experimenting with the ultimate line-buster in South Korea, where customers purchase food on their cell phones, which then ring when the order is ready. But this trial is much more an RFID effort than a traditional ...

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Chip Implants Linked to Animal Tumors

By TODD LEWAN When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved implanting microchips in humans, the manufacturer said it would save lives, letting doctors scan the tiny transponders to access patients’ medical records almost instantly. The FDA found “reasonable assurance” ...

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Holes in the wall to see PINs in our eyes

Daily Mail Bank customers could soon enter their PIN codes at cash machines just by looking at the numbers in the right order. The system is designed to beat fraudsters looking over your shoulder to see which keys you press. ...

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By Tom Shelley Last month’s ‘appeal’ to identify technologies that could prevent child abduction has moved forward rapidly In a letter published last month, prompted by the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, design engineer Peter Fitzsimmons challenged Eureka readers to come ...

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Bush Wants Microchipped Society

Newsbuster The Bush administration tells us the main reason for warrantless wiretapping and searches is, warrantless searches and spying are necessary in order to keep us safe from the terrorist. They imply if we don’t have anything to hide it ...

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Government Technologies Reduce National Security

By Mick Meaney RINF Alternative News   A German hacker and security consultant, Lukas Grunwald, has again demonstrated how Governments are enforcing insecure technology that puts our security, identity and privacy at risk, while claiming to provide the exact opposite. Biometric ...

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