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Sunday, July 20, 2003


Big Brother Watch 001

RFID (Radio Frequency ID) manufacturers have often proclaimed that their technology was strictly used for managing inventory in stores. Well, as opponents have often postulated, it seems the at least 1 UK store has found a way to intrude on privacy in a big way.

A UK supermarket chain has admitted testing controversial technology that tracks customers buying certain products through its stores. Anyone picking up Gillette Mach3 razor blades at Tesco's Cambridge store is photographed.

Via Lockergnome


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