Swingline to Embed RFID Tags into Next-Gen Staplers

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Your low-tech stapler is about to get a huge makeover if Swingline has its way. They're looking to embed RFID tags onto staples so that when an important (stapled) document goes missing, it'll be able to radio its location (most likely from underneath your desk) to a nearby tracking device. Now that's a Swingline I'd fight over.

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@Kush

Maybe your right. But if it's intended use is like you mentioned, then like you said its pretty useless. Maybe, just maybe, its intended use is for tracking misplaced documents rather than stolen documents.

Whatever the case may be, I think you need to take a bit of your own advice.