Feds Rethinking RFID Passport

Wired News reports: “Following criticism from computer security professionals and civil libertarians about the privacy risks posed by new RFID passports the government plans to begin issuing, a State Department official said his office is reconsidering a privacy solution it rejected earlier that would help protect passport holders’ data.”

Glimpses of this debate can be found here, here and here.

Print Friendly

Tags: ,