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Mar 13 2006

RFID Passports

Matt commented on my RFID, Sci-Fi or Reality? Post and apparently they approved to allow RFID tags in US Passports. They are starting out putting RFID in US diplomats passports and in October they plan to give it to everyone.

I don’t know what is going to happen with that one, but I do know is that people should buy/renew their passports now.

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  1. Armenian Eagle » RFID in TV

    […] Now you want to talk about how people use good ideas for evil, this is a prime example. RFID was meant to track packages that were shipped so it could know its location in the world, but that is not what people are using it for. I posted about RFID in passports and now this episode took place and it backs up what I have been saying. […]

  2. Armenian Eagle » RFID ePassports Ready

    […] I wrote a post awhile back called RFID Passports and the fact that they are ready and ahead of schedule poses many fears about the security of our Identity. Imagine being overseas and your identity being available for the taking – your nationality, your name, your passport number. Everything. […]

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