RFID & Privacy Archive

From GS1.org: “Just like the internet did years ago, RFID-Technology is set to revolutionise people’s life and work these days. Consumers will benefit from better and safer products and services. GS1 EPCglobal has designed this website for you – to find out more about a fascinating technology.” The Discover RFID site has also been established […]

The below video shows a demonstration by IBM of the clipped RFID hang tag for clothing manufactured by Marnlen RFID of Toronto.

There are many scaremongers ranting about RFID and it’s perceived “threat” to our privacy. At least one article has taken a balanced view on this and looked at the facts and more importantly the dollars and cents of persons creating a network to invade individual privacy even at a mall level. The article ” The […]

From the outset, those companies involved in RFID realized for the technology to succeed that the issue of privacy needed to be addressed. With this in mind, specific guidelines for companies utilizing RFID have been developed for their use. For more details on the EPCglobal Privacy Guidelines, visit their public policy website which includes Guidelines […]