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RFID

Hello Friends and CASPIAN Members:

Katherine Albrecht here, with a live radio update today and urgent news about Macy’s department stores. The $25 billion retailer has announced it will attach RFID (radio-frequency) tracking technology to 300,000 pairs of shoes, starting next month. Their exact words are:

“We believe now is the right time to roll out RFID aggressively.” – Macy’s (source)

What?!? There is never a good time to roll out privacy-invading Spychips. Macy’s has promised to respond to consumer concern about its RFID plans in a statement by 5:00 PM today. I will share their response with you on my life radio program today.

Please tune in to my radio show from 4:00-6:00 PM Eastern for this breaking story, and to formulate our response. You can listen here:

www.KatherineAlbrecht.com (From the “Radio Show” menu, click “Listen Live”)
www.GCNLive.com (click the Katherine Albrecht show from the rotating lineup)
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