“Show me an activist who won’t buy the $5-tagged razors in favor of $10 untagged razors and I’ll show you an activist with a trust fund.
Personally, given the trade-off between being tracked and microwaving my new shorts, I think future shopping trips will end in my kitchen.
In a country like America, “Big Brother” is effective only if we let him. Will big corporations, or the government, try to ban personal RFID detectors (as they did with radar detectors)? Perhaps. Would we let them? We’ll see.
Some great letters to the editor at Salon.