[EAS] Nosey Chips

Peter J. Kindlmann pjk at design.eng.yale.edu
Tue Oct 25 17:52:56 EDT 2005

Amidst today's technology, our privacy's "vapor pressure" keeps 
increasing, and is evaporating ever more quickly. Even when you think 
you've put a freeze on the process, there are slower forms of 
sublimation still. Here, alas, are just two recent reminders:

My friend and Yale colleague Nathan Price points me to "a short but 
interesting article about the potential abuses of RFID chips, and a 
new book that takes a dim view of it all:"


He and I tend to side with the alarmists. And this randomly 
encountered item "Is Your Printer Spying on You?" 
reminds us of other privacy concerns, intended or unintended.


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