Privacy concerns dog IT efforts to implement RFID

Monday, 15 October 2007, 9:17 AM EST

Privacy concerns related to the use of radio frequency identification technology are reaching new heights, as legislators increasingly look to restrict RFID deployments and corporate employees criticize efforts to use it in identification badges.

At the same time, champions of the technology contend that not enough is being done to promote the value of RFID. For example, they say, it can be used to track tainted foods or counterfeit drugs or to reduce inventory-tracking costs.

At Computerworld.

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