A 30M people country adds RFID tracking chips on all its cars


Malaysia generalizing citizen tracking. This will of course end badly. My guess is this will create more crime (stalking, abductions, blackmailing, identity theft) than it will solve.

"A new vehicle security tracking system suitable for all types of vehicles will be implemented nationwide by the Road Transport Department by 2018.

Even suitable for motorcycles, the RFID will feature a 'smart code' tag which will be embedded into a new road tax sticker which can be tracked by the relevant authorities, some even with the use of satellites on certain occasions.

This new system will enable the police and other authorities to effectively track down criminals and also augur well with the Works Ministry and Malaysian Highway Authority's plan to embark on the multi-lane free flow for electronic payment implementation without the presence of toll plazas."


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