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Re: German Law Paves Way for RFID Passports
Posted by: Gene J. Koprowski 2005-07-15 08:02:47
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Last week, Germany's upper house of Parliament, The Bundesrat, approved a bill to deploy passports containing biometric data, and the government is planning to issue the new passports this fall, clearing the way for German citizens to continue to come to the U.S. without a visa. A resolution passed by the chamber said that the reason for embracing the new technology was "allowing the Federal Republic of Germany to continue to participate in the visa waiver program of the United States."

Re: German Law Paves Way for RFID Passports
Posted by: sam-c 2007-02-10 23:25:29 In reply to: Gene J. Koprowski
The Technology has existed for over 10 Years,
Governments and Banks have been slow to Implement.
Do not Confuse Contact Less Smart Cards with RFID, but they are closely related.
Soon you will not want to leave home without your Multiple Application Smart Card to get on a Train or a Bus, Park your Car, Loan a Book from the Library, Access Computer at work or university.
Uncle Sam, Your Big Brother.
Jump to:
If my employer requires me to return to the company's office full-time to perform my job, I will...
Agree, because I like my job regardless of where I perform my duties.
Comply, because I can't afford to lose my current job.
Go with the flow, but start looking for different employment.
Resign immediately, so I can dedicate all of my time to find a job that better suits my needs.
Try to negotiate a hybrid work from home / work in office arrangement with my employer.