Sunday, April 4, 2010

Big Brother No Longer Needs To Watch You -- The RFID Tag You Are Carrying Does It For Him

The Tribune-Review's Rege Behe examines the prospect of concert promoters replacing tickets with wristbands that track customers' movements and transactions. The equation -- unsuspecting customer loses privacy (or worse) as coy corporation collects a few coins -- is becoming familiar, invoked against those who buy beer (from certain sellers), use "shopper discount cards," or subscribe to E-Z Pass.

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