Media Theory for the 21st Century

February 27, 2008

RFID for Fun and Profit (Part 1): Election-year legislation

Filed under: Discussion — P.J. @ 1:06 am

This piggybacks off the RFID discussion from earlier today; note specifically the criminalizing of “skimming” with the intent to commit fraud. But also notice that retailers using RFID for marketing are subject to a civil penalty under this bill. It needs to pass the Senate and receive the President’s signature to enact into law.

News & Media Center > Washington House Approves RFID Skimming Bill | NACS Online

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