Government wants to prevent fraud through chip in plate




The Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice wants to use a special chip prevent fraud being perpetrated with license plates. The chip can be read remotely badges so that authenticity can be established.

This was reported by the NIS, which include speaking with the director of NXP, which is responsible for making the chip. On a site of the Ministry of Defence, the system is tested. With a specially designed chip that is incorporated into the registration plate must be the corresponding number are read remotely. The plan is that there are placed above the road which the readers for additional cars can be read out, so that there can be directly determined whether the license plate is correct.

According to the makers of car owners’ privacy is guaranteed. The chip in the license plate would indeed increasingly spend changing identification codes, so no patterns can be identified in the behavior there, and so is only checked whether the license plate is correct. But critics wonder whether the security is okay and if there is indeed need to introduce such a chip.

By entering a chip in it should be easier to recognize the estimated 40,000 circulating false license plates. The example given is of station operators that can buy a reader, to see if a potential customer has to trust license plate.

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