Japan making RFID-trackable cash
R. A. Hettinga
rah at shipwright.com
Thu Jul 31 05:10:02 PDT 2003
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Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 09:08:39 +0100
Subject: Re: Japan making RFID-trackable cash
From: "David G.W. Birch" <dgw-lists at birches.org>
To: Digital Bearer Settlement <dbs at philodox.com>
Cc: Bob Hettinga <rah at shipwright.com>
On 31/7/03 3:41 am, Bill Stewart e-said:
> Japan's starting to add RFIDs to their 10000-yen (~$100) bills.
> Notes will come with Hitachi's 0.3mm "mew-chip"
To protect against cat-burglars?
P.S. It's "Mu" chip, as in the Greek letter.
-- My own opinion (I think) given solely in my capacity
-- as an interested member of the general public.
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