Transparency 'crucial' for RFID systems

Privacy concerns must be addressed if RFID is to avoid the kind of consumer backlash that greeted GM foods, the European Commission has heard. Several consumer organisations on Wednesday called on the European Commission to ensure that there is increased transparency in RFID systems, to ensure that consumers' privacy is protected.

The comments were made during a workshop held by the European Commission that discussed privacy issues around RFID. Transparency 'crucial' for RFID systems - ZDNet UK News

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