by. Katherine Albrecht (Goodreads Author), Welcome to the world of spychips, where tiny computer chips smaller than a grain of sand will trace everyday. Dr. Katherine Albrecht is the director of CASPIAN (Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering), an organization she founded in to. Dr. Katherine Albrecht. 10K likes. Dr. Katherine Albrecht is a Consumer Privacy Expert, Bestselling Author, and Nationally Syndicated Radio Host.
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Consumer rights activists Living people Radio-frequency identification births Harvard Graduate School of Education alumni. Oddly, I found it to be a bit too paranoid. If anyone should ask, they only comment about how wonderful their asset tracking is and how it can predict customer demands before supply runs out while we’re left scratching our collective heads thinking they’re doing us some fantastic service.
As a former bank examiner and CPA, McIntyre brings meticulous research skills and a keen investigative eye to her reporting on corporate policy-making and bureaucratic misdeeds. An objective and then some. With RFID, however, a unique number is assigned each and every individual can.
Katherine Albrecht (Author of Spychips)
She has written a children’s book called I Won’t Take the Mark: For example, IBM filed a patent application in for the “identification and tracking of persons using RFID-tagged items” by collecting RFID numbers at cash registers and storing them in a database.
Please help by adding reliable sources. Feb 11, Erik rated it really liked it Shelves: She holds a Doctorate in Education from Harvard University with a research focus in consumer education, privacy and psychology. Please help this article by looking for better, more reliable sources.
Spychips: How Major Corporations and Government Plan to Track Your Every Move with RFID
I feel obligated to point out that Thomas Nelson publisher of the hardback edition is a religious katherind publisher; it doesn’t matter. Some of this article’s listed sources may not be reliable. And its happening right under our noses. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.
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Unreliable citations may be challenged or deleted. In this day in age when we a re being watched almost everywhere we go it will not take long until the government and businesses are tracking us via these RFID chips. This page was last edited on 18 Juneat To me, this is a scary read of what the future is most certainly to hold.
This seemingly innocuous commercial maneuver will inevitably turn our society into a Big Brother nightmare.
The chips, some as small as a grain of sand, can be imbedded in anything “Imagine a world of no more privacy. Some may not like it because of it’s albreccht detail, but it’s somewhat integral to understanding how these things work, what their limitations are and what exactly these Data Miners are in search of. Marc Rotenberg, EPIC “Brilliantly written; so scary and depressing I want to put it down, so full of fascinating vignettes and facts that I can’t put it down.
She regularly speaks on the consumer privacy and civil liberties impacts of new technologies, with an emphasis on Katheine and retail issues. Nov 11, E. I think they should have commented more on the positive aspects of katherinr fast-arriving future.
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Jul 20, Deb rated it liked it. Stores will change prices as you approach-squeezing extra profits out of bargain shoppers and the poor.
Freaked me out and made me mad– this woman has really done her homework and is a crusader for our privacy. But still, somehow they retain hope that resistance is possible.
About Liz McIntyre Liz McIntyre is an award-winning investigative writer with a flair for exposing corporate shenanigans and bureaucratic misdeeds.