[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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