Disabling RFID Tags with Visible Confirmation: Clipped Tags Are Silenced

Existing solutions to protect consumer privacy in RFID either put the burden on the consumer or suffer from the very limited capabilities of today's RFID tags. We propose the use of physical RFID tag structures that permit a consumer to disable a tag by mechanically altering the tag in such a way that the ability of a reader to interrogate the RFID tag by wireless mean is inhibited.

By: Guenter Karjoth, Paul Moskowitz

Published in: RC23710 in 2005


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