Friday, April 13, 2007
Forced RFID Tracker Tracer Spy Chip Injections Banned
N.D. bans forced RFID chipping
Governor wants a balance between technology, privacy
Marc L. Songini
April 12, 2007 (Computerworld) -- As expected, North Dakota has become the second state in the U.S. to ban the forced implanting of radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in people.
The two-sentence bill, passed by the state legislature, was signed into law by Gov. John Hoeven last Wednesday. Essentially, it forbids anyone from compelling someone else to have an RFID chip injected into their skin. The state follows in the steps of Wisconsin, which passed similar legislation last year. [MORE]
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