posted on Jul, 9 2003 @ 06:49 PM
Big Brother and his evil ideas at work again:
Potential for spying
Marc Rotenberg, executive director of a watchdog organization, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said retailers should be required to disable
the tags before a consumer leaves a store.
Within two decades, the minuscule transmitters are expected to replace the familiar product bar codes, and retailers are already envisioning the
conveniences the new technology, called "radio frequency identification," will bring -- even as others are raising privacy concerns.