More On Unlocking Your Car Without Your Keys
Posted by telecommatt on August 2, 2007
Reader Shoshi point this story out. I’ve done a little reading on the whole RFID debate. Will it be something that makes our lives easier, or will governments and corporations use it to track everything we do? Honestly, I’m not sure which side I fall on, so, I will quote CNET’s Molly Wood, and stand firmly on the fence on this issue. For now, using a large needle to shoot something the size of a grain of rice under my skin does not appeal. Yes, a grain of rice is very small, but when you have to inject a grain of rice into your body, suddenly it seems very big. I am perfectly happy carrying my keys with me instead.
By inserting the chip, a radio frequency identification device, Mr. Donelson would literally have at his fingertips the same magic that makes security gates swing open with a swipe of a card, and bridge and tunnel traffic flow smoothly with an E-ZPass. With a wave of his hand he planned to log on to his computer, open doors and unlock his car.
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