Homeland Security's RFID Tags Can Be Used to Track Users

Canada
September 4, 2008 8:19am CST
Homeland Security's RFID Tags Can Be Used to Track Users --------------------------------------------------------------------------- by Bill Lindner Infopackets Contributor Filed Under: Government U.S. residents living in a state bordering Canada or Mexico may reportedly be given a remotely readable driver's license designed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to identify U.S. citizens as they approach the nation's borders as a way to save time and simplify border crossings. The DHS was created after the attacks of 9/11/01. Residents may want to think twice before signing up for ... ... Click to read the rest of the article (and our most recent articles) online: http://go.infopackets.com/e20080904-08
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@Lakota12 (42684)
• United States
4 Sep 08
I wouldnt sign up for this but what if they put it any way ? How would we know for sure. They sure would get bored with me I go no where but here in town and matbe once a year go see my mom or Son .
• Canada
4 Sep 08
A driver's license in the microwave for ten seconds will disable this "feature"
@Lakota12 (42684)
• United States
6 Sep 08
Good now how do we know if we have a chihp in them or not as I just renewd mine but got a sticker for the back of it for I did it oline this year
• United States
5 Sep 08
thats crazy!! figures technology to makes us safer just does the opposite
@ZephyrSun (7385)
• United States
4 Sep 08
That is very interesting and kind of scary. Guess I'm glad I don't live in a border state. It sounds like a really nice thing for people that have to cross the border often but on the same hand it sounds awfully sneaky. Do you think they disclose that the person can be tracked so easily? lol