[LINK] RFID Passports: advertising yourself a bad idea?

Adam Todd link at todd.inoz.com
Sat Jul 15 11:49:27 AEST 2006

At 09:03 AM 15/07/2006, rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au wrote:
>The valid point of this article has been raised on Link before but it's 
>nice to see it in the wild: even if the RFID passport is not remotely 
>readable, it might be a bad idea to travel around the world with a bit of 
>electronics that says "I am a tourist"...

Yes but don't the locals work it out by the different clothes you wear, the 
hire car, the fact you can't work out the currency and of course you speak 
in tongue they are not familiar with?

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