DHS Takes a Poke at RFID
Against all expectation, the Department of Homeland Security has launched a broadside against the use of radio frequency ID (RFID) technology. [...]
The Department of Homeland Security was established in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and, with a budget of $100 million and more than 240,000 personnel, it is now one of the US’ biggest government departments. Its varied missions include the fight against terrorism, border control and cyber-security.
The high visibility of ambassador John Negroponte who took over in April as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in the American media shouldn’t overshadow the powerful administrative service his principle deputy (DDNI), Air Force general Michael Hayden, is putting together. [...]