"RFID tags can
be so easily hidden into products—things people buy and carry—and
the reader devices can be so easily hidden into aspects of the environment.
This makes it extremely easy for someone who wants to observe and
watch people in these surreptitious ways to do so." -KA
"Most people wouldn't like the idea of someone knowing everywhere
they're going, and keeping track of it in a giant database, especially
when it's done without their knowledge or consent"
November 2005: Audio Interview
with Katherine Albrecht, by Bill
"You can run, but you may not be able to
hide. Not just from Big Brother, but Big Business, writes Katherine
Albrecht in her book Spychips, a detailed analysis of how Radio
Frequency Identification technology -- RFID for short -- threatens
to erode the last vestiges of our privacy."
"We are essentially,
with our shopping dollars -- we're funding this whole monster, we
are funding the system, we're funding the databases, we're paying
the salaries of the people who are collecting this data on us. We
are essentially paying to build our own data prisons here."