The Truth About Cars » RFID http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:30:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » RFID http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com RFID Enhanced Driver’s Licenses: Big Brother Or Brighter Future? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/rfid-enhanced-drivers-licenses-big-brother-or-brighter-future/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/rfid-enhanced-drivers-licenses-big-brother-or-brighter-future/#comments Wed, 04 Sep 2013 15:22:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=508993 Wired.com is reporting that the state of California has abruptly tabled legislation that might have allowed RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) chips to be embedded into the state’s drivers’ licenses. Privacy activists are hailing the suspension of this plan as a victory against government intrusion in people’s lives and believe that these chips, which are actually […]

The post RFID Enhanced Driver’s Licenses: Big Brother Or Brighter Future? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
Wired.com is reporting that the state of California has abruptly tabled legislation that might have allowed RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) chips to be embedded into the state’s drivers’ licenses. Privacy activists are hailing the suspension of this plan as a victory against government intrusion in people’s lives and believe that these chips, which are actually […]

The post RFID Enhanced Driver’s Licenses: Big Brother Or Brighter Future? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/rfid-enhanced-drivers-licenses-big-brother-or-brighter-future/feed/ 57
Brazil Mandates RFID For Cars Starting in 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/brazil-mandates-rfid-for-cars-starting-in-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/brazil-mandates-rfid-for-cars-starting-in-2014/#comments Tue, 14 Aug 2012 12:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456591 Psst! Hey, buddy! Do you want to have a complete travel/movement database for your automobile-using populace but don’t have the scratch for a a bunch of high-tech, privacy-destroying surveillance copcars? Brazil has an idea for you! An article published last week in ZeroHora notes the details of the implementation: a five-dollar chip to be installed […]

The post Brazil Mandates RFID For Cars Starting in 2014 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
Psst! Hey, buddy! Do you want to have a complete travel/movement database for your automobile-using populace but don’t have the scratch for a a bunch of high-tech, privacy-destroying surveillance copcars? Brazil has an idea for you! An article published last week in ZeroHora notes the details of the implementation: a five-dollar chip to be installed […]

The post Brazil Mandates RFID For Cars Starting in 2014 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/brazil-mandates-rfid-for-cars-starting-in-2014/feed/ 30
Ford Reveals Your Identity http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/ford-reveals-your-identity/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/ford-reveals-your-identity/#comments Wed, 25 Aug 2010 14:26:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=363788 Does a passport with an RFID chip freak you out? Not if you don’t carry your passport on you. How about RFID-equipped drivers’ licenses? Well, stick the license in a shield and nobody will be the wiser. Never heard of RFID? It’s a chip that needs no power. It sends out a number that identifies […]

The post Ford Reveals Your Identity appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
Does a passport with an RFID chip freak you out? Not if you don’t carry your passport on you. How about RFID-equipped drivers’ licenses? Well, stick the license in a shield and nobody will be the wiser. Never heard of RFID? It’s a chip that needs no power. It sends out a number that identifies […]

The post Ford Reveals Your Identity appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/ford-reveals-your-identity/feed/ 40