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Issues with NY's Radio Frequency Identification Right to Know Act

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher A bill has been introduced to The New York State legislator’s Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee called the “Radio Frequency Identification Right to Know Act,” Bill A00276.  Specifically, the bill would require certain notices and labels regarding the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags; require retailers to remove or…

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RFID Bill Passes in California

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher After 22 months of effort, California’s governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, signed SB 31 into law on Tuesday. This bill was originally part of a larger effort to limit RFID by CA Senator Simitian. This bill would provide that a person or entity that intentionally remotely reads or attempts to remotely read…

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California RFID Bill Takes Another Legislative Step

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher Back in February I wrote about how the California Senate approved a bill to outlaw skimming of RFID tags. See https://www.securerf.com/rfid-bill-passes-in-california/. The bill was sent to the California State Assembly. This update is from RFID Journal: California RFID Bill Takes Another Legislative Step The California’s SB 31 RFID Bill has unanimously passed…

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Washington House Follows California in Bill to Outlaw RFID Skimming

Contributed by Joanne Kelleher The Washington State House of Representatives passed a bill on February 12, 2008 that would make it a felony to steal information from RFID cards. Bill HB 1031 – Changing provisions concerning electronic devices – would make it a class C felony to intentionally skim information from RFID-enabled identity cards for…

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California Senate Approves Bill To Outlaw Skimming RFID Tags

Contributed by Joanne Kelleher California Senate Bill 31, which misdemeanors for non-consensual remote reading RFID and for improper disclosure of the keys to RFID systems, is part of a package of bills concerning privacy and RFID technology introduced by CA Senator Simitian. After several amendments, SB 31 was passed by the California Senate on 1/30/08…

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