Sorry Mr. Jackson

This can’t be real. But it would be damn funny if it was.

Either this is a hoax or Uncle Sam has seriously screwed up. Imagine walking between one of those merchandise protection… [Geek News Central]

Grabbed from the comments of the article above

There is more information (and some scepticism) here:
http://www.rfidbuzz.com/news/2004/rfid_tags_in_new_us_notes_explode_when_you_try_to_microwave_them.html
http://www.rfidbuzz.com/wiki/Actors/InternalRevenueService
http://slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=98942&cid=8437731
http://monkeyfilter.com/link.php/1243