New Estonian ID cards 'contactless'

August 09, 2004

A Slashdot contributor reports: Estonia Tests "Contactless" ID-Cards:

Estonian MEAC and CMB start testing a new version of a national ID card containing what they call 'contactless' extensions. Although they do not specifically disclose to us, taxpayers, what technology is used there, it must be quite obvious that it's nothing less than RFID. Add to this, they'll have person's biometrics in memory. [...]"

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