[LINK] Airport to tag passengers

Deus Ex Machina vicc at cia.com.au
Fri Oct 13 11:31:20 AEST 2006

Roger Clarke [Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au] wrote:
> At 10:08 +1000 13/10/06, Geoffrey Ramadan wrote:
> >"Real Time Location Systems" (RTLS) based on ACTIVE  RFID tags is 
> >nothing new, and is becoming popular to track major assets (eg in 
> >hospitals).
> [So airport passengers are "major assets" ??]
> [It's breath-taking how readily technologists and marketers devise 
> means to remove personal freedoms, reduce human beings to the level 
> of mere things, and then talk about the people afflicted by their 
> products as though they were factors of production, or items on an 
> assets register]

there is nothing wrong with that, its just business-speak. just like
other have there own dialect and lingo so does business. you are talking
about business here not a picnic between friends.


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