road toll transponder hacked

StealthMonger StealthMonger at
Thu Aug 28 11:52:52 EDT 2008

Sherri Davidoff <alien at MIT.EDU> writes:

> dan at wrote:
>> Look for general tracking to appear everywhere.

> Anonymous travel is dead.  Even for subway riders who still use tokens
> and citizens that bicycle around town, the proliferation of cameras,
> facial recognition technology, biometrics and RFID tagging will render
> anonymity obsolete within a generation.

Cryptography affords an alternative.  Cryptography enables untraceable
persistent pseudonyms created and maintained via chains of anonymizing
remailers and broadcast replies.

In the nightmare scenario that you describe, untraceable nyms may be
the only way that one can live as a responsible adult, rather than a
subject of a nanny state.

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