The Real Scandal
The Chicago Sun Times has uncovered a “secret” smart-shelf test run by Wal-Mart and Procter & Gamble. One privacy group calls it a scandal. The real scandal is the way the public is being misled about RFID by journalists more interested in a sexy story than the facts.
Nov 17, 2003—I get three or four hundred e-mails a day, but one that appeared in my in box last week caught my eye. The subject line was: “Scandal: Wal-Mart, P&G Involved in Secret RFID Testing.” I ...