Sunday, May 01, 2005

RFID - A Bit of Privacy

RFID - A Bit of Privacy is an article by Ari Juels for RFID Journal, an industry publication, in which he argues for implementation of something of his own invention called the "Privacy Bit". This is a simple switch that allows RFID tags to have a toggle on/off for readability of tags used on consumer items to facilitate later use of tags for automated refunds on tagged items, parts replacement on durable goods, refill notices on consumables and every conceivable later use of RFID tags. There is a concept of internet enabled tag readers, cell phone tag "blockers" for items within a certain range of the phone and multiple other scenarios for allowing consumers to decide.

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