Stories by Gary Hartley

Opinion: The RFID tag privacy threat is overstated

RFID could be used to infringe personal privacy. The point made by Privacy Commissioner Marie Shroff (Computerworld, 3 September) is a very good one — although, it applies to virtually any technology in mass use today.

Opinion: NZ traceability quest must embrace standards

Beef and deer are important industries to New Zealand. Ian Corney of the National Animal Identification & Tracing project (NAIT) is dead right in emphasising the need for this country to have beef and deer traceability systems that work and are robust (Computerworld, June 18). But what does that mean exactly?