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Author Albrecht, Katherine.

Title Spychips : how government and major corporations are tracking your every move / Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre
Published Nashville, Tenn : Nelson Current, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  323.4482 Alb/Shg  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Tracking everything everywhere : the RFID threat -- Spychips 101 : the basics of RFID -- The master plan : how RFID could change your world forever -- The spy in your shoe : how everyday objects could report on their owners -- There's a target on your back : how marketers plan to use RFID to manipulate and spy on customers -- The RFID retail zoo : the future of shopping -- Bringing it home : how RFID could invade your private spaces -- Talking trash : how the RFID tags you throw away say as much as the ones you keep -- Yes, that's your medicine cabinet talking : how your doctor, pharmacy, and hospital plan to use RFID -- This is a stickup : RFID crimes, should-be crimes, and just plain snooping -- Downshifting into surveillance mode : tracking people through their travels -- The chips that won't die : technical fixes to the RFID problem -- Adapt or die : how RFID backers hope to get you on board -- Are you next? : numbering, tracking, and controlling humans with RFID -- Your tax dollars at work : government use of RFID -- The nightmare scenario : what if Hitler had RFID? -- Pull the plug! : how you can help win the RFID war -- Epilogue
Notes Includes index
Subject Privacy, Right of -- United States.
Radio frequency identification systems.
Electronic surveillance -- Social aspects -- United States.
Author McIntyre, Liz.
LC no. 2005020104
ISBN 1595550208
Other Titles Spy chips
How government and major corporations are tracking your every move