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[Oct. 12th, 2006|10:09 am]
Artur Bergman
Ok, this is going way too far, WTF is EU money funding this and what kind of idiot thinks this is a good idea?

Airport to tag passengers


Airport security chiefs and efficiency geeks will be able to keep close tabs on airport passengers by tagging them with a high powered radio chip developed at the University of Central London.

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People will be told to wear radio tags round their necks when they get to the airport. The tag would notify a computer system of their identity and whereabouts. The system would then track their activities in the airport using a network of high definition cameras.
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2006-10-12 05:34 pm (UTC)
You should put tags on this entry too.
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[User Picture]From: crucially
2006-10-12 05:35 pm (UTC)
I believe I set it so anyone can tag my entries!

Put some tracking tags in there.
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[User Picture]From: burr86
2006-10-12 10:13 pm (UTC)
If you say so ...
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[User Picture]From: scsi
2006-10-12 05:46 pm (UTC)
Ah London. Why am I not surprised.
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[User Picture]From: crucially
2006-10-12 05:52 pm (UTC)
Read the article ;), they are at least sensible to try it in some 3rd world country like Hungary..

Debrecen Airport, you are now on my no-fly to list.
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[User Picture]From: scsi
2006-10-12 05:55 pm (UTC)
I did, it was developed in London.. ;)

I'd think it would be funny if you brought a sheet of tin-foil and wrapped the rfid badge in it, then removed it momentarily just to fuck with them.
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[User Picture]From: crucially
2006-10-12 06:03 pm (UTC)
You pay for my tickets and I would do it ;)
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[User Picture]From: matthew
2006-10-12 09:46 pm (UTC)
I like how the article leaves out any possible point to this venture. Ok, so you can track all these tags... now what?
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[User Picture]From: deflatermouse
2006-10-13 08:19 am (UTC)
"University of Central London"? I wonder if it's related to University College London
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