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Human RFID Chipping: Privacy Versus Progress

Subdermal RFID chip implanting raises both the hackles of privacy advocates and the prospect of a safer, more efficient future.
Aug 23, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

August 23, 2004—Subdermal RFID chip implanting raises both the hackles of privacy advocates and the prospect of a safer, more efficient future. Critics warn of a surveillance society in which governments, corporations, and hackers could find out a chilling amount of information about every RFID tagged individual. Advocates see a world in which people are safer, hospitals are better, and prisons are calmer. The privacy debate, with human RFID chipping as its lightning rod, will continue to be a polarizing issue.

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