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Negative Reader Response to CNET's RFID Article
The responses CNET News.com received after it recently ran a story about RFID and human chip implanting were negative almost across the board.
Sep 07, 2004—This article was originally published by RFID Update.
September 7, 2004—CNET News.com received a barrage of email in response to the recent story it ran about RFID and human chip implanting. The responses were almost all completely negative. They ranged from arguments that radio frequency identification will be abused by governments and corporations to track citizens' every move, to citings of the Book of Revelations, saying that human chipping so closely fits the Bible's description of the Mark of the Beast that it is quite possibly a harbinger of the end of the world. Others questioned the benefits that RFID proponents enthusiastically point to, mockingly noting that automated purchase and library checkouts are hardly earth-shattering improvements in the everyday lives of consumers.
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