Privacy Experts Scoff at Government's Plans to Secure E-Passports
Lisa Vaas writes in eWeek that:
Security experts and civil libertarians reacted with skepticism to the government's recent decision to reconsider data protection measures for new RFID passports.
The "e-passports," as they've been nicknamed, were originally slated for spring release in the Los Angeles Passport Agency but are now planned for issuance in August beginning with diplomatic passports, according to a spokeswoman for the Bureau of Consular Affairs.
Remember: RFID kills!