Privacy advocates critical of dual purpose Checkpoint RFID-based label

Wednesday, 2 May 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Checkpoint is rolling out a new line of RFID enabled labels that it boasts can be used to both support advanced inventory control and help catch shoplifters, allowing retailers to consolidate its use of the technology.

The technology, however, is already alarming consumer privacy advocates, who fear such a combination could permit the surreptitious tracking of customers who carry away the RFID chips in their purchases.

At Computerworld.

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