Gov ID: RFID vs. smartcards Summary: The federal government plans to improve the security of user IDs, such as driving licenses. Bob Artner of TechRepublic looks at the competing technologies and the concerns of civil libertarians. September 23, 2005 -- 00:08 GMT (17:08 PDT) Loading... Please wait. Topics: Government US, Browser, Government, Networking, Security, Wi-Fi Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.