CASPIAN Praises Schumer Comments on Swipeless Cards

NASHUA, N.H. - Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering, a privacy advocacy group here yesterday praised Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., a member of the Senate Banking Committee, for comments he made Sunday regarding RFID-based "no-swipe" credit cards.

NASHUA, N.H. - Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering, a privacy advocacy group here yesterday praised Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., a member of the Senate Banking Committee, for comments he made Sunday regarding RFID-based "no-swipe" credit cards. Schumer, noted CASPIAN, said contracts for the cards should have warning boxes disclosing "the known weaknesses of the technology" and cautioned cardholders about their vulnerability to identity thieves. "I

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