Monday, November 15, 2010

$3 million for invasive new library checkout system could create 80-125 summer jobs

San Francisco - A broad range of library advocates who oppose the San Francisco Public Library’s plan to implement a privacy-threatening Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) computer-chip checkout system for books and other materials held a rally and informational picket in front of the Main Library Sunday, Sept 19.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC), Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Library Users Association raised privacy concerns with proposed RFID implementation at the library, while San Francisco Neighborhood Antenna-Free Union (SNAFU) expressed concerns about potential health risks.

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