[LINK] So, you're worried about RFID?
Deus Ex Machina
vicc at cia.com.au
Fri Aug 20 13:35:22 EST 2004
Jan Whitaker [jwhit at melbpc.org.au] wrote:
> At 06:34 PM 19/08/2004, Deus Ex Machina wrote:
> >> A business that says "I don't see a problem" is just being rude. The
> >> business *should* be asking "Do you see a problem with this?" -- and
> >> giving me a reasonable time to respond.
> >yes but you dont ask your neighbours if you can change the color of your
> >bathroom. rfid is owned by a company. once it leaves the shop its yours
> >and not before. then you can do what you like with it.
> But you do ask your council if you can put up a new building. You do ask
> your neighbours if you wish to vary from some planning regulation that will
> intrude on their space [or should, unlike some developers]. I had to do
> this because of an extension of my floor plan that would be closer to the
> fence than normal. And if they say no, you go through a proper process
> that is open to everyone. Sadly there is little of that oversight going on
> re RFID.
maybe because it has little to do with the public? you dont need
approval to paint our toilet. why should walmart seek approval to
improve its inventory systems? its a commercial decision.
the privatists are clutching at straws. the only privacy issues are
very limited once you get the item out of the store. and generaly fall
under the broad heading of so what? you may under very rare circusmtance
read a 100 digit number from a product. so what? what are you going to
do with that number? nothing I can think off.
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