European task force lists RFID privacy threats

Tuesday, 17 July 2007, 12:09 AM EST

The European Parliament's technology assessment task force has concluded in a study that the public is unaware of what it calls considerable threats posed by radio frequency identification technology to the security of their personal information.

The June survey, titled "RFID and Identity Management in Everyday Life," cited a number of high-profile RFID implementations in Europe as examples of the growing prevalence of the technology on the continent, and listed actual and potential problems with each.

At Computerworld.

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