Saturday, April 30, 2005

Feds Rethinking Passport Chip Encryption

Wireless World: Rethinking passport chips - (United Press International) in this story by Gene J. Koprowski at te Washington Times. At least the feds are realizing, after hearing from 2400 groups and individuals, that unencrypted RFID tags in passports is a stupid idea and endangers any American citizen traveling abroad. They are now considering encryption of the data stored and broadcast by those chips that are coming by late 2005 or early 2006 to all new passports issued.

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