Chip maker sues to quash research on RFID smart card security flaws

I put this in my 'Home' category, even though it could've gone into Technology, Agriculture or Copywrongs. There's so much wrong with this whole scenario that perhaps I've should've taken the time to figure out how to link it from all of them.

Read it for yourself and see what I mean.

A semiconductor company is suing a Dutch university to keep its researchers from publishing information about security flaws in the RFID chips used in up to 2 billion smart cards.

(link) [Computerworld]

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