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Protecting people from RFID

May 01, 20061 min

IBM is taking a crack at assuaging privacy fears when it comes to RFID tags. Its researchers are demoing new technology called Clipped Tags. Here’s what our story says about them: They give “consumers the option to disable RFID tags on items they purchase without eliminating the possibility that the tags could be used later to expedite product returns or recalls, says Paul Moskowitz, a research staff member at IBM’s Watson Research Center in Hawthorne, N.Y.” Read more on this RFID advance here.

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