If I Had a Hammer….


….I'd hammer out RFID-tagged passports, all over this land. Wired magazine notes in its January issue that, rather than running it through the wash or microwaving it, the best approach if you don't want computer trackability in any form on your passport (while remembering that tampering with your passport is "punishable by 25 years in prison") is to go about "hitting the chip with a blunt hard object…A nonworking RFID doesn't invalidate the passport, so you can still use it."