posted on Sep, 2 2008 @ 07:52 PM
I will try again. Technology is not good or bad, but the criminals who use it are. Be aware of the potential abuses of this technology, before you
attach it to your child. This is a watch dog group on spy chips
EXAMPLES OF ABUSE
"..A 2005 patent application by American Express itself describes how RFID-embedded objects carried by shoppers could emit "identification signals"
when queried by electronic "consumer trackers." The system could identify people, record their movements, and send them video ads..
In 2002, Fleishman-Hillard produced another report for the industry that counseled RFID makers to "convey (the) inevitability of technology," and
to develop a plan to "neutralize the opposition," by adopting friendlier names for radio tags such as "Bar Code II" and "Green Tag."..."
Wal-Mart and Procter & Gamble conducted a secret RFID trial involving Oklahoma consumers earlier this year, the Chicago Sun Times revealed on Sunday.
Customers who purchased P&G's Lipfinity brand lipstick at the Broken Arrow Wal-Mart store between late March and mid-July unknowingly left the
store with live RFID tracking devices embedded in the packaging.
Wal-Mart had previously denied any consumer-level RFID testing in the United
The Sun Times also reported that a live video camera trained on the shelf allowed Procter & Gamble employees, sometimes hundreds of miles away, to
observe the Lipfinity display and consumers interacting with it...
This summer, CASPIAN uncovered an RFID-enabled Gillette "smart shelf" in a Brockton, Massachusetts Wal-Mart and helped disclose Gillette's
scheme to secretly photograph consumers picking up Mach3 razor blades in UK Tesco stores
The group also revealed confidential industry plans to "pacify" consumers and "neutralize opposition" in the hope that consumers will be
"apathetic" and "resign themselves to the inevitability" of RFID product tagging