As some of you know, I’ve been writing a comic book story about a near future where young people have been routinely planted with RFID chips as a way of securing compliance with a military draft. And while such a scenario may still be a little ways off, a company in in UK is taking another step towards tracking humans through this technology:
US group implants electronic tags in workers
By Richard Waters in San Francisco
An Ohio company has embedded silicon chips in two of its employees – the first known case in which US workers have been “tagged” electronically as a way of identifying them.
CityWatcher.com, a private video surveillance company, said it was testing the technology as a way of controlling access to a room where it holds security video footage for government agencies and the police. …more
Thanks to Darren Sharp for the link!