"This is the first, and maybe the loudest, popular book on a crucial technology of our times...all of it is fascinating, some is gross and revolting, and most of it is hilarious... this is a masterpiece of technocriticism."
- From the foreword by Bruce Sterling, best-selling author and tech commentator
"Spychips is one of the best privacy books in many years....The privacy movement needs a book. I nominate Spychips."
- Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
Spychips "make[s] a stunningly powerful argument against plans for RFID being mapped out by government agencies, retail and manufacturing companies."
- Evan Schuman, CIO Insight
"The book makes a very persuasive case that some of America's biggest companies want to embed tracking technology into virtually everything we own, and then study our usage pattens 24 hours a day. It's a truly creepy book and well worth reading."
- Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe technology reporter
Winner of the 2006 Lysander Spooner Award for Advancing the Literature of Liberty
"Brilliantly written...so full of fascinating vignettes and facts that I can't put it down."
- Author Claire Wolfe
"Provocative...Albrecht and McIntyre have a knack for finding information, and developing sources that make them the envy of investigative reporters."
- Chicago Sun Times
"You REALLY want to read this book."
- Laissez Faire Books
"Spychips" is a must read for anyone interested in preserving democracy, civil liberties, the concept of innocent until proven guilty, and personal privacy."
- Online Journal
"Paints a 1984-ish picture of how corporations would like to use RFID tags to keep tabs on you."
- The Associated Press
"A chilling story about an emerging future in which spychips run amok as Big Brother and Big Shopkeeper invade our privacy in unprecedented ways."
- Chicago Tribune