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

ed horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 16:04:59 CDT 2009

Brad Knowles 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.
Hm...  and...just how many seconds in the microwave are we talking?  ;)

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