“RFID is the 1st very important expertise of the twenty-first century. That’s an amazing accountability. How do we comprehend while and the way RFID is getting used? How will we make certain it's not misused? How will we workout selection over the way it impacts us individually? How can we determine it truly is secure? This publication is a invaluable contribution to the continued attempt to discover the answers.”
—From the Foreword by means of Kevin Ashton, cofounder and previous govt director, Auto-ID middle; vp, ThingMagic Corporation
Radio frequency id (RFID) expertise is speedily changing into ubiquitous as companies search to streamline offer chains and reply to mandates from key shoppers. yet RFID and different new instant identification applied sciences bring up exceptional privateness concerns. RFID: functions, protection, and Privacy covers those matters from each perspective and viewpoint.
Award-winning expertise journalist and privateness professional Simson Garfinkel brings jointly contributions from each stakeholder community—from RFID providers to privateness advocates and past. His participants introduce today’s prime instant identification applied sciences, hint their evolution, clarify their promise, investigate their privateness hazards, and overview proposed solutions—technical, company, and political. The ebook additionally seems to be past RFID, reviewing the privateness implications of wireless, Bluetooth, shrewdpermanent playing cards, biometrics, new cell-phone networks, and the ever-evolving web. Highlights include
- How RFID and different instant identification applied sciences paintings
- RFID applications—from gasoline stations and pharmacies to the twenty-first century battlefield
- RFID, privateness, and the law—in the us and round the world
- RFID, defense, and commercial espionage
- How Bluetooth and wireless can music participants, without or with their permission
- Technical strategies to instant identification privateness concerns—their values and limitations
- Stakeholder views from EPCglobal, Inc., Gemplus, The Procter & Gamble corporation, and different leaders
- The way forward for citizen activism on privateness issues
Clear, balanced, and obtainable, this is often the integral primer for everybody keen on RFID: companies enforcing or comparing RFID; know-how providers responding to person matters; and policymakers and privateness advocates who need a deeper knowing of the expertise and its implications.
Includes contributions from
AIM worldwide, Inc.
Center for Democracy and Technology
The Galecia Group
IDAT Consulting & Education
Institute for the Future
MIT computing device technology & synthetic Intelligence Laboratory
MIT Media Laboratory
The privateness Rights Clearinghouse
The Procter & Gamble Company
UCLA division of Geography
Wayne kingdom collage legislations School
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