Radio Frequency Identification

Libraries schools the government and private sector businesses are adopting radio frequency identification tags or RFIDs — a technology that can be used to pinpoint the physical location of whatever item the tags are embedded in. While RFIDs are a convenient way to track items they are also a convenient way to do something far less benign: track people and their activities through their belongings. EFF is working to prevent the embrace of this technology from eroding privacy and freedom.

Identity Information Protection Act

The Identity Information Protection Act is a California bill that seeks to protect your privacy from covert scanning. The bill has been re-introduced as SB 30 [PDF] (previously SB 768) -- read
SB 30 Fact Sheet SB 30 Myths & Facts for more.

Take Action: Keep RFIDs Out of California IDs!

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NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

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