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Microchips Among Us: New Trash and Recycling Carts Will Track Owner Usagenew

As 170,000 new trash and recycling carts are delivered throughout Ada County, Idaho, each household is unknowingly receiving a tracking device for monitoring weekly waste habits. In their new carts.
Boise Weekly  |  Mika Belle  |  11-11-2009  |  Tech

Big Brother is Watching You With RFID Microchipsnew

Consumer-privacy advocate Katherine Albrecht advises people to resist RFID. "There are certainly things you can do with RFID that might be cool, but the costs of introducing this technology into our society so vastly outweigh the benefits, the technology shouldn’t be deployed at all," she says.
The Georgia Straight  |  Erin Millar  |  07-27-2009  |  Civil Liberties

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