Tue, 16 Dec 2003 15:57:15 GMT

Are RFID Tags A Privacy Threat We Should be Concerned About?. As some of you may have been able to read from the news of the last few days officials participating at the World Information Society Forum in Geneva were provided with RFID badges (radio-frequency identification chips) having the ability to monitor the wondering and detailed position of each participant within the convention center. While most participants didn't even pay attention to this detail, a few of them were there to actually uncover detailed information about this illegal practice which has been banned through several international laws and treaties. The badges were handed out to more than 50 prime ministers, presidents… [Robin Good' Sharewood Tidings]