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Fish and (RFID) Chips

In Australia, fishery investigators solved an illegal poaching operation by inserting RFID chips into fish and then tracking the chips to the “culprits’ freezer,” according to this article in IT Technology, a New Zealand publication. Pretty cool stuff — although…

  • December 8, 2003

In Australia, fishery investigators solved an illegal poaching operation by inserting RFID chips into fish and then tracking the chips to the “culprits’ freezer,” according to this article in IT Technology, a New Zealand publication.

Pretty cool stuff — although you have to wonder why the poachers didn’t remove the chips after they stole the fish. Perhaps they didn’t see the devices.

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