#Majority of people post photo of friends on Facebook without understand facial recognition always scans.
#Prefer convenient over privacy, such as Toll Tag on cars.
If someone keeps their Twitter handle disambiguated from their personal life, is there a reason why they can't #followallthehashtags?
most traffic condition on map rely on Toll Tag to measure travel time and speed between points, on normal highway.
Unless you have a detachable tag, otherwise your tag ID will appear on every single major interception, with time, speed between blocks. Most of Tag will ship to your house, and/or auto fill by credit card once the balance is low.
People probably imagine they will be erased after few years, but $sudo happeneds.
In principle there's no reason the same thing couldn't happen with license plate readers in all but the most dense of traffic. The tags likely make it easier, but with plate-reader technology it should still be possible to do just using license plates.
There are a few cases in the news; here's the first one that popped up on my search engine: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melanie_McGuire
I don't really know what the linked story has to do with toll RFID tags or automobile tracking; I was expecting some kind of source that supported your claim.
Without better end-node security, individuals and the entire internet are always at risk. (I'm primarily looking at you Windows...). In other words, IMO big government and corporate overreach are minor problems compared to the active-assault going on to dominate the non-technical end-user computers.