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MEN'S STYLE : FIVE STYLISH RFID-BLOCKING WALLETS - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL by Kelsey Mulvey + featuring the STEWART/STAND Yellow Bill Fold with Stainless Steel Interior
Wallets designed to allay concerns about smart-card security go dapper and daring.
PARANOID PRIVACY GEEKS have never been comfortable with those tap-to-pay credit cards and certain office-access cards that many of us have to carry, because they have tiny antennas that can convey data (usually encrypted) over low-power radio waves.
One way to jam that transmission? Using a radio-frequency-blocking wallet, which are commonly lined with a special foil. Although they were once strictly available in stodgy neutrals, these niche wallets have fashionably evolved to satisfy everyone on the sartorial spectrum,...
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