Archive for May 12th, 2005

ALA opposed to Real-ID act

Thursday, May 12th, 2005

As addendum to Margaret’s post about RFID in passports, Internetnews.com is reporting on numerous organizations that are on record as opposing the Real-ID Act. This is the legislation proposes a national driver’s license — and it could very well be RFID enabled. The article quotes Bruce Scheiner of the Counterpane Internet Security:
“Real ID […]

Other 13.56MHz applications

Thursday, May 12th, 2005

This article discusses some additional uses of 13.56 MHz RFID tags, in relationship to the State Deptartment’s recent decision to use RFID in passports, and the ensuing uproar from various quarters, including the ACLU.