RFID

Mr. FoRK fork_list@hotmail.com
Thu, 16 Jan 2003 10:55:43 -0800


----- Original Message -----
From: "Al Diablito" <aldiablito@hotmail.com>


> This one has all the Revelations/Christian Apocalypse crowd all excited as
> they see it as evidence that "the end is nigh", because it implies the
"Mark
> of The Beast".  Personally, I think the in-store/out-of-store aspect is
the
> key issue.
>
> RFID tags: Big Brother in small packages
> By Declan McCullagh
> January 13, 2003, 6:26 AM PT

In college, a lab partner was convinced that the UPC symbols were a sign of
the anti-christ - the separator symbol (two long thing stripes) were the
number '6' is most encodings. Ironically, the UPC symbol on my morning paper
has been NNNNN-66666 for a couple years. Maybe he was right...