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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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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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