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RFID Sourcebook by Sandip Lahiri

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Chapter 5. Privacy Concerns

Not surprisingly, privacy issues represent a significant concern regarding RFID technology. After all, when a new technology is invented and is in the process of being developed, it must be analyzed from several viewpoints to determine whether and how its use will impact society. Consumer advocacy groups worry that RFID misuse might lead to the tracking of individuals, resulting in a loss of privacy.

In the midst of all the heated discussions about RFID and privacy, one important point is that privacy issues apply only to some particular types of RFID applications. A large number of RFID applications raise no privacy concerns. With regard to those RFID applications that do raise security concerns, the RFID vendors, ...

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