[SATLUG] OT: (maybe...) Chips in official IDs raise privacy fears - Yahoo! News

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Wed Jul 15 15:51:53 CDT 2009


on 7/15/09 3:47 PM, Cheryl Holmes said:

> wonder if *accidental* exposure to a pwerful magnetic field would affect an
> RFID? c

No, but accidental exposure to high-power microwave energy would have a 
negative effect.  Be careful any time you go into a building where they 
have those "Warning: Microwave ovens in use" types of signs.

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