Privacy a hot topic as RFID tagging grows in use

Friday, 21 September 2007, 1:14 AM EST

Privacy concerns over RFID tagging are reaching new heights, with state legislators introducing and increasingly passing new measures to restrict their use, while employers face a barrage of concern from workers over RFID-embedded identity badges.

Those worries were aired by speakers and attendees at RFID World: Boston today, even as some RFID technology defenders worried that they haven't done enough to promote the value of RFID in tracking tainted foods or counterfeit drugs and of reducing the cost of tracking inventory.

At Computerworld.

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