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Radio frequency identification is a part of the present and may well be a major part of our future. This situation is, at best, a mixed bag. It would not be quite so bad if vendors of RFID products and companies that say they want to use them better understood security and privacy.
Procter & Gamble Co., for one, say it's using the small, antenna-equipped computer chips that can be integrated into paper or plastic labels to better track inventory and even gauge customer reaction to various products.
Privacy advocates and some lawmakers are pushing a debate over potential privacy abuses from the growing use of radio frequency identification chips as huge retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. move toward large-scale use of the technology.