The USA is continually getting worse. My new passport has an RFID chip in it. Any hacker within several feet of my passport can now use a small device to steal my identity. :confused:
The problems with the US RFID passports:
UK has them now also:
"Since a reader can potentially scan a passport from as much as 30cm away, a passport could be read and cloned without the passport ever leaving the victim's pocket."