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BBC Gets RFID Chipped in Barcelona

In this article a BBC journalist humorously recounts his experience getting personally RFID-chipped at a trendy Barcelona club.
Sep 29, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

September 29, 2004—By now you've probably heard about VeriChip, the company that specializes in controversial human-implantable RFID chips. You may have also heard about Barcelona-based Baja Beach Club using the futuristic VeriChip products as a marketing ploy: party goers willing to receive the rice grain-sized RFID chip in their arms can not only use the device as a tab with which to order drinks, they also gain access to the trendy discotheque's coveted VIP section. In this article a BBC journalist humorously recounts his experience getting RFID chipped in Barcelona.

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