Contactless cards: are privacy jitters legit?

Thursday, 28 September 2006, 2:37 PM EST

Nothing is being done with RFID that isn't already being done with credit cards today, say defenders of the technology. "There is nothing RFID provides that is not currently [being provided] about a consumer, about a purchase, about a location, about an event, about a credit rating, anything at all," said John Greaves, vice president of the RFID Global Group at NCR.

At TechNewsWorld.

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