5.3. Resolution Attempts

Current attempts to assuage privacy concerns posed by RFID generally fall into the following three categories:

  • Political and legal (governmental). Politicians, lobbyists, and privacy-rights advocacy groups are attempting to enact legislation (and guidelines) regarding RFID use so that it does not pose a threat to the privacy rights of individuals.

  • Business community. This second category represents the second most crucial element in the privacy equation after consumers—the business community. Businesses can proactively take effective measures against privacy-infringement issues as an independent effort.

  • Technology community. Developers of RFID technology and related products are attempting to provide solutions to prevent ...

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