RFID-ized Event Tickets

By Deane Barker on February 8, 2005

World Cup 2006 ‘abused for mega-surveillance project’: The 2006 World Cup is going to put RFIDs in all the tickets.

[…] you receive a fully personalized ticket containing an RFID chip; this enables authorities to check the ticket against your passport. Very little information resides on the chip: the identity check is conducted against a database at the German Football Association.