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Now Disney Can Track Your Every Move with NSA-Style Wristbands
Time ^ | January 2, 2013 | Eliana Dockterman

Posted on 01/03/2014 1:04:28 PM PST by C19fan

Families planning trips to one of Disney’s theme parks can now get waterproof rubber wristbands embedded with computer chips in lieu of paper tickets. When scanned, the bands can act as a park entry ticket, a FastPass, a hotel room key and a credit card. The “Magic Bands” — which are currently optional — are part of a new MyMagic+ “vacation management system” that can track guests as they move throughout the park.

(Excerpt) Read more at entertainment.time.com ...


TOPICS: Travel
KEYWORDS: disney; privacy
I was Disney World in December and noticed those bands. It is quite useful for FastPass and using them to buy food and souvenirs.
1 posted on 01/03/2014 1:04:28 PM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

People with kids are going to want to have them, in case junior wanders off.


2 posted on 01/03/2014 1:08:53 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: C19fan

This is a good idea for people with children god forbid they get lost or kidnapped.


3 posted on 01/03/2014 1:11:55 PM PST by angcat
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To: C19fan

~~~It is quite useful for FastPass~~~

Oh, I’m sure. The chips were in key fobs for convenience stores.

It just shows how easily the MOTB can be implemented.

There won’t be any place to hide.

If it weren’t for that, I’d say it’s kinda neat, technologically-speaking, but we all know how history shows what governments do with such powers.

Instead of tattooing Jews, Hitler would have been embedding chips in them, had he been able to do so.


4 posted on 01/03/2014 1:12:41 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: angcat

I predict they’ll go embedded in new births because the wristbands could be easily cut off.

It will become a law, in some idiot liberal state. Just like pet-chips are mandatory in some states.

Just watch.


5 posted on 01/03/2014 1:14:38 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: C19fan

These should be implanted in the forehead and hand.


6 posted on 01/03/2014 1:16:20 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: F15Eagle

I guess your correct about the band getting cut off. Scary either way. I never took my kids there and I never will. I hate central Florida.


7 posted on 01/03/2014 1:17:59 PM PST by angcat
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To: All

Mickey says “Verified!”

http://nfctimes.com/sites/default/files/walt-disney-world-magicband.jpg


8 posted on 01/03/2014 1:19:27 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: angcat

This age is causing so many security concerns I don’t think most people realize where it is going.

I knew an older man in the 1990’s (one of my company’s customers). As I sat in his office, he described a MOTB system they devised in college in the 1940’s.

Shocked, I asked him if he had ever read Revelation 13. He never had. And he was not a young man.


9 posted on 01/03/2014 1:21:22 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: angcat
This is a good idea for people with children god forbid they get lost or kidnapped.

Indeed, when I was a child I often worried about my parents getting lost or kidnapped at theme parks.

10 posted on 01/03/2014 1:22:39 PM PST by MeganC (Support Matt Bevin to oust Mitch McConnell! https://mattbevin.com/)
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To: F15Eagle
I asked him if he had ever read Revelation 13. He never had. And he was not a young man.

Not surprising at all. I was educated in Catholic school in the 1970s and Revelation was introduced in 9th grade. By that time the Catholics were the only ones who had much religious education because attendance at Sunday schools was very sparse.

11 posted on 01/03/2014 1:26:54 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: MeganC
Indeed, when I was a child I often worried about my parents getting lost or kidnapped at theme parks.

Disneyland used to have (maybe still does) a place for parents and lost kids to reunite, and the sign on the outside said "Lost Parents."

12 posted on 01/03/2014 1:28:23 PM PST by Nea Wood
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To: Squawk 8888

This man was approaching 70 or so at that time. I had read it by my very early 20’s at the latest.

How many people own those books and never crack it?

Wait - don’t answer that. I worked with a few.


13 posted on 01/03/2014 1:30:27 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Nea Wood; MeganC

ROFL


14 posted on 01/03/2014 1:32:20 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: C19fan

15 posted on 01/03/2014 1:40:08 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: C19fan

16 posted on 01/03/2014 1:54:02 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Squawk 8888

“By that time the Catholics were the only ones who had much religious education because attendance at Sunday schools was very sparse. “

You’re not from the south, are you?


17 posted on 01/03/2014 1:57:43 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("There's always free cheese in a mousetrap." - Marine Col. Peter Martino)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

You got that right- I’m in Canada. The South is one of my favourite destinations- I have several friends in Augusta, GA. They know a *lot* more scripture than I ever picked up in school.


18 posted on 01/03/2014 2:06:46 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: angcat

Don’t worry, it’ll be a good idea too when they put a chip on foreheads or right wrists too. It’s good for the kids and will prevent kidnapping among other things.


19 posted on 01/03/2014 3:04:27 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: C19fan; Revolting cat!

I pointed out this was already happening at European concert festivals and people said I was crazy to think this trend would ever come to America.


20 posted on 01/03/2014 3:05:19 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Squawk 8888

I grew up in British Columbia and was attending church since I was a baby, including Sunday School, Youth Group, Etc. All my friends did too, thought that was normal.

I learned about this stuff a long time ago.


21 posted on 01/03/2014 3:07:51 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: Bulwyf

By the 1970 the catechism they taught in Toronto schools was all the warm & fuzzy stuff in the early grades. They didn’t do fire & brimstone until high school.

One thing I learned is that the teen years are not a good time to introduce Revelation. To the uninitiated it comes off as a bizarre acid trip; it would be more effective to start easing into it in the earlier grades instead of throwing the whole thing at us at once.


22 posted on 01/03/2014 3:21:01 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Squawk 8888

I had heard all that stuff in sermons long before I was a teeenager. I even remember the movie left behind or some such, was scary as heck. It was filmed in the 70s, but it showed friends turning on friends, the guillotine all the good stuff.


23 posted on 01/03/2014 3:43:37 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: C19fan

Hey they work flawlessly except for the fingerprint thing sometimes take my word for it. This is how the free market place rolls out new technology. No glitches. Business transactions completed efficiently.They are working to make your vacation experience great. O’glitch could use a Disney internship.


24 posted on 01/03/2014 4:15:17 PM PST by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not just selectively for Democrats.)
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