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

Cheryl Holmes cherylholmes72 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 15:58:46 CDT 2009

Thanks Brad.  I was curious since I have seen where  dog theft rings"erase"
chips in dogs using a powerful magnet.  c

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>wrote:

> 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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