[LINK] So, you're worried about RFID?
Deus Ex Machina
vicc at cia.com.au
Thu Aug 19 11:09:02 EST 2004
Howard Lowndes [lannet at lannet.com.au] wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-08-18 at 20:56, David Boxall wrote:
> > From consumers' point of
> > view, I guess the major benefit is that purchases could be rung up in an
> > instant instead of being dragged over a scanner one by one.
> I have a problem with this. If you have more than one instance of a
> particular product in your basket, then the only way that the scanner
> can get all of them is if their IDs are absolutely unique, not just the
> same product code. This really does lead to tying an individual product
> to an individual person, rather than just the person buying that product
> line. Gotcha.
so what is wrong with that?
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