[LINK] Airport to tag passengers

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Mon Oct 16 11:08:39 AEST 2006

On 2006 Oct 15, at 11:10 PM, Karl Auer wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-10-15 at 22:12 +1000, Geoffrey Ramadan wrote:
>> surface appears to conform to the 4 basic RFID privacy resolutions  
>> (from
>> the world's data protection and privacy commission)
>> 1) data not linked to personal information
>> 2) person fully informed
>> 3) only use data for what it was intended for
>> 4) able to delete or disable RFID tag
> Are these the only four?!? What about a person's choice not to take
> part?

If you have a look at this:

Soon it won't matter because there will be face-recognition systems  
that can follow you without tags.

>> Again in this Airport tag example, the Technologist, the Airport
>> Authorities, Consultants, Enforcement Agencies and most likely the
>> Government would have been all been involved in this project. Each
>> should have considered any privacy issues. They most likely did and
>> found no objection!
> Hm. Conspicuous absence from the list - passengers. And it's a pretty
> pious hope that the groups you mention there are likely to have
> considered any privacy issues except from the perspective of how to
> evade, avoid or neutralise them.

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