PPI report: RFID legislation unwarranted

By David
October 7, 2004

The Progressive Policy Institute has published a report (PDF) on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, cautioning the government against early efforts to regulate the technology:

[…] PPI believes that the call for RFID legislation is not yet warranted. Instead, industry should continue its efforts to educate customers about RFID technology and to notify them when they purchase items with RFID tags. Government, in turn, should actively monitor industry efforts to develop and abide by a set of RFID self-regulatory best practices that includes notification.

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