More evidence that RFID passports are bad

This probably falls more under the category of things only I am interested in, but I still feel the need to point it out just in case any of my visitors actually care about privacy, personal safety, or good security.  In the US, our government is burning a fast path to mandatory passports at the same time we are being pushed into required RFID tags in our passports.  This is a bad idea, and has been documented as such in numerous places.  Fortunately, we have the British leading the way in this endeavor, although I doubt we’ll learn anything from the failure of their RFID passport system and its supposed security.

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No dragons were harmed in the making of this sausage

Sometimes, the headlines just sort of pop out there, and everyone understands immediately:

A SPICY sausage known as the Welsh Dragon will have to be renamed after trading standards’ officers warned the manufacturers that they could face prosecution because it does not contain dragon.

The sausages will now have to be labelled Welsh Dragon Pork Sausages to avoid any confusion among customers.

Just in case any of you thought you would be getting actual dragon meat in them. (via boingboing)

[tags]Are there dragons in this?, Dragon safe sausage[/tags]