Does the ePassport contain any kind of tracking device?
No. The chip in the Canadian ePassport is passive, which means that it does not have a power source. It cannot transmit signals over long distances. An ePassport must be held within 10 centimetres of a reader in order to be read. The only information that is on the chip is the information from page 2 of the passport. The chip does not transmit or record any other information.
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