Hungarian Airport Proposes Non-Removable RFIDs for Every Passenger

A Hungarian airport has been bilked into trying an insane scheme to RFID-track every passenger. This panopticon was invented by snake-oil salesmen from University College London. It will track every passenger to within one meter, and it will contain countermeasures to prevent passengers from removing or trading their snitch-tags. The idea is that safety is something abstract that can be enhanced by treating air travelers like rapists on day-release — as opposed to each traveller’s personal security of being free, and un-spied-upon. Imagine the things a terrorist could do with perfect knowledge of the location of every passenger in the airport: I think we’ll put the bomb there — via Boing Boing

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