Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Is this what we want? Britons 'could be microchipped like dogs in a decade'

They could be used by companies who want to keep tabs on an employee's movements or by Governments who want a foolproof way of identifying their citizens - and storing information about them.
The United States is moving in the same direction:

[By the year 2025:] "The civilian populace will likely accept an implanted microscopic chips that allow military members to defend vital national interests."
--from Chapter 4 of "Information Operations: A New War-Fighting Capability," contained in Volume 3 of Air Force 2025: Final Report by the U.S. Department of Defense (August 1996

The report can be found here.

Meanwhile Total Information Awareness Is Back


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