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Next: An ID Chip Planted in Your Body?
Wash Post ^ | December 19, 2001 | Robert O'Harrow Jr.

Posted on 12/19/2001 6:45:06 AM PST by Jethro Tull

Edited on 09/03/2002 4:49:48 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

Next: An ID Chip Planted in Your Body?

A New Jersey surgeon has embedded under his skin tiny computer chips that can automatically transmit personal information to a scanner, a technology that his employer hopes will someday be widely used as a way to identify people.


(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biometrics
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1 posted on 12/19/2001 6:45:06 AM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: Jethro Tull
Her comes the "Mark of the Beast"!
2 posted on 12/19/2001 6:46:35 AM PST by texson66
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To: t-shirt; freedomnews; Inspector Harry Callahan; sirgawain; ratcat; lonevoice; Black Jade...
They're hereeeeee....
3 posted on 12/19/2001 6:47:47 AM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: texson66
Let's see how the 'conservatives' in government react to this.
4 posted on 12/19/2001 6:48:51 AM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: Jethro Tull
This surgeon is "as thick as a brick":)
5 posted on 12/19/2001 6:49:44 AM PST by isthisnickcool
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To: Jethro Tull
Behold the advent of Big Brother.
6 posted on 12/19/2001 6:51:14 AM PST by GenXFreedomFighter
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To: Jethro Tull
Digital Angel to the rescue.

When I was in K-9 on the PD I saw the vet put a chip under my dog's skin, right between his shoulder blades. He used a hypodermic needle and the whole thing only took a few seconds.

scary

7 posted on 12/19/2001 6:57:46 AM PST by Cap'n Crunch
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To: Jethro Tull
Not a completely new idea.
8 posted on 12/19/2001 7:01:38 AM PST by Dimensio
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To: Cap'n Crunch
We're at war now.
If you've done nothing wrong, you've nothing to fear.
The grownups are in charge now.
It's for the children.
9 posted on 12/19/2001 7:02:13 AM PST by Doctor Stochastic
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To: Cap'n Crunch
#7: Howdy Brother!

I'm retired from the NYPD.

10 posted on 12/19/2001 7:02:34 AM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: isthisnickcool
This surgeon is "as thick as a brick":)

he,he

11 posted on 12/19/2001 7:02:35 AM PST by 11th Earl of Mar
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To: Cap'n Crunch; Jethro Tull
As a dog lover the Vet also offered one for my two pooches but I declined. I can see this technology being very useful for certain medical problems but as a means of identification I shall reist with every breath of life I have.

I for one visualize the VPC demanding that only those with such a chip be allowed to own any firearms as merely another reasonable resriction.

Stay well - Stay safe - Stay armed - Yorktown

13 posted on 12/19/2001 7:05:22 AM PST by harpseal
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To: isthisnickcool
#5:
"old Charlie stole the handle
and the train won't stop going --
no way to slow down."

14 posted on 12/19/2001 7:06:00 AM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: harpseal
They'll have to plant it in me after they plant me...
15 posted on 12/19/2001 7:07:44 AM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: Jethro Tull
Sounds like a good idea to track aliens who come here.
16 posted on 12/19/2001 7:08:24 AM PST by jshermn
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To: Cap'n Crunch
I didn't see it when they did it to our latest cat but they told me about it when I picked her up at the shelter. Gave me this whole, it's the law it has to be done spiel, even after I explained that she is not going to be an outdoor cat. Personally I don't like it and now seeing that it's 'available' for us it makes me even more irate. Wonder how long it will be before it's the law. Guess I'll be a lawbreaker then
17 posted on 12/19/2001 7:08:29 AM PST by billbears
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To: ALL
ADSX (Digital Angel's parent company) up 27% today...

ADSX STOCK CHART

18 posted on 12/19/2001 7:12:23 AM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: Jethro Tull
Really don't mind if you sit this one out,
My words but a whisper, your deafness a shout.
I may make you feel, but I can't make you think...
Your sperm's in the gutter, your love's in the sink.
So you ride yourself over your fields,
And you make all your animal deals
And your "wise men" don't know how it feels...
To be thick as a brick...

I always remember this verse when I talk to liberals...

19 posted on 12/19/2001 7:15:52 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill
Ah,,,one of my better efforts...

Check this out.

Applied Digital Solutions (ADSX)

10:59AM Applied Digital Solutions (ADSX) 0.42 +0.04 (+10.5%):

Traders picking up this micro-cap stock in reaction to Washington Post article highlighting the company's implantable identification chip.

20 posted on 12/19/2001 7:20:34 AM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: Doctor Stochastic
We're at war now.
If you've done nothing wrong, you've nothing to fear.
The grownups are in charge now.
It's for the children.

LOL!! Keep telling yourself that

21 posted on 12/19/2001 7:20:35 AM PST by billbears
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To: Jethro Tull
The Liberal Democrat's dream come true. Total control of every aspect of people's lives via a Subcutaneous ID Chip! Now the nosy bastards will be able to track people wherever they go 24/7!! Welcome to the new millennium where privacy is a thing of the past.
22 posted on 12/19/2001 7:28:17 AM PST by Destructor
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To: Jethro Tull
I find it amusing that this technology already exists, and is in use for animals right now. I also find it amusing that the animal id/recovery chips just HAPPEN to have enough digits to store an entire social-security number in them... Guess I wasn't s'posed to notice that the animal chip program was just a test run to see if it's possible to do it to humans.

Scumsucking liberals are helping bring about the End Times?

:) ttt

23 posted on 12/19/2001 7:36:04 AM PST by detsaoT
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To: Jethro Tull
They'll have to plant it in me after they plant me...

:ikewise and as long as I'm going at their insistence a few of those doing the demanding should come along.

Stay well - Stay safe - Stay armed - Yorktown

24 posted on 12/19/2001 7:38:16 AM PST by harpseal
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To: Destructor
I'm not arguing the merits for or against the ID chip, just point out the fallacy of some comments. In order to detect the chip, it must be within 18 inches or less of a scanner. Those damned scanners are going to get in the way if they have enough of them to track everyone all the time. We won't have to worry about unemployment. Everyone will have a job making chips, implanting them, operating the tracking systems or manufacturing the scanners and computers they connect to. LMAO.. Use a little common sense people!!
25 posted on 12/19/2001 8:09:13 AM PST by History is truth
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To: billbears
It's just the "Living Document Conservative" mantra defending the "Patriot" Act.
26 posted on 12/19/2001 8:32:03 AM PST by Doctor Stochastic
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To: Jethro Tull
"Although the system has been in development for a couple of years, company officials said they were uneasy about implanting the chips in people until recently, fearing there might be a backlash from civil libertarians and others."
from the Post story
27 posted on 12/19/2001 2:28:10 PM PST by t-shirt
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To: Jethro Tull
How do JT?

I've got 9 to go on 25 and out. My wife has a relative that retired a few years ago from NYPD. Great guy. Got alot of war stories.

28 posted on 12/19/2001 2:29:12 PM PST by Cap'n Crunch
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I suppose I'll be an outlaw then too. I'm not taking no chip and I'm not taking any National ID card.

My tin foil hat will be right under my ballistic helmet.

30 posted on 12/19/2001 2:33:05 PM PST by Cap'n Crunch
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To: Jethro Tull;archy;Uncle Bill;expose;Victoria Delsoul;Angelique;mbb bill;Inspector Harry Callahan...
Excerpts from LA Times:

Other potential applications would put the chips in the role of an ultimate ID, capable of performing many of the roles that are performed by keys and ATM cards.

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"I'd be shocked if within 10 years you couldn't get a chip implanted that would unlock your house, start your car and give you money,"

31 posted on 12/19/2001 2:33:27 PM PST by t-shirt
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To: t-shirt
I'm still waiting on the virtual sex chip.
32 posted on 12/19/2001 2:35:06 PM PST by VA Advogado
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To: Jethro Tull
They'll have to plant it in me after they plant me...

Dude, these people are not stupid.

You note that in most cases, they do NOT try to pluck the guns out of your hands -- they just ban 'future ownership' or 'new manufacture' of this and that or the other thing. They know they confiscating door-to-door -- at least at this time -- would be a bloody endeavor.

Same thing here. They won't require YOU to get the chip.

Just your kid. Or your grandkid. And by then they'll have perfected it so it lodges someplace inconvenient to remove -- like behind your skull or something.

I weep for the future generations of Borglike Drones. Human society will not so much resemble it's present state, as it will a hive of bees or a colony of ants, someday. And at that time, we will have ceased to be humans.

33 posted on 12/19/2001 2:42:09 PM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Cap'n Crunch
16 years. You've got war stories y'self. :o)
34 posted on 12/19/2001 2:43:16 PM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Jethro Tull
Some of the stock msg. brds. were saying this was the next INVN, boy are they dreaming! But this may be a good play up to $1-2. I bought puts on INVN instead today at the close, looks like a short term breakdown. Mid $20's by Fri. then back to new highs. There is only 8.8 Mil shares in the float, almost 30% short as/of Nov 8.
36 posted on 12/19/2001 2:53:37 PM PST by StriperSniper
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To: VA Advogado
Why don't you get one planted in your fore head, you'd probably like that.
37 posted on 12/19/2001 3:16:19 PM PST by t-shirt
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To: t-shirt
Why don't you get one planted in your fore head, you'd probably like that.

With my larger than normal brain there's not a lot of extra room up there. Now you on the other hand. . . . (rattle rattle)

Were you a test dummy in a former life?

38 posted on 12/19/2001 3:18:37 PM PST by VA Advogado
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To: VA Advogado
No, sometimes I've been a test dummy in this life.
40 posted on 12/19/2001 3:36:18 PM PST by t-shirt
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To: t-shirt
LOL we dont agree on much, but you are funny. LOL
41 posted on 12/19/2001 3:37:38 PM PST by VA Advogado
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To: Cap'n Crunch
"I've got 9 to go on 25 and out."

I'm out since '85.

Good luck and stay safe...

42 posted on 12/19/2001 6:14:43 PM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: StriperSniper
I bought 1,000 shares @ 0.42 cents. I hate to support the beast, but I think it's going to zoom....
43 posted on 12/19/2001 6:18:04 PM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: Lazamataz
I know what we're up against, Laz,,,but IMHO they're crossing the line.

So,,,let me say publically, they'll never take my guns while I'm alive and they'll never place a chip in my royal Irish ass.

No bravado intended, just the way it's going to be.

44 posted on 12/19/2001 6:23:18 PM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: VA Advogado
#32: "I'm still waiting on the virtual sex chip."

Who needs the virtual sex chip when you can have 'net sex free.......

45 posted on 12/19/2001 6:25:07 PM PST by Jethro Tull
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To: alien2
You forgot #10: Kill all of those who resist.

Nobody's gonna live to put one of those things in me.

46 posted on 12/19/2001 6:39:39 PM PST by wcbtinman
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To: tex-oma; Sandy; Askel5; ouroboros; AnnaZ; HangFire; Willie Green; ex-snook; Either/Or...
Not THIS old news!!! It's a HOAX!!!

**checks date of articles**

Oh...

...ummmmm...

...errrrr...

...well, if it saves just ONE child / lost pet / prisoner of war / my own ass when I can't find it with both hands...

hey...you...yes, you...weren't we talking about this TWO YEARS ago? welcome to TODAY...I'm getting a beer...

47 posted on 12/19/2001 6:57:18 PM PST by Mercuria
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To: Jethro Tull
Not to wish the employer, Applied Digital any bad luck, but I don't believe their stock has hit rock bottom yet--hopefully tomorrow it will hit a nickel or something close to that!!

As for this 'doctor/employee/guina pig/idiot', he can take his little old 'chip, complete with its lil' ol antenna and shove it up his arse....stick a scanner on the flusher of the john and observe himself!

Scanner works from 4' away....hmmmmm....imagine what a someone with less than honorable intentions could do with a hand-held scanner...just walk along behind/beside people and 'scan' for info....

49 posted on 12/19/2001 7:11:41 PM PST by Rowdee
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To: Mercuria
welcome to TODAY...I'm getting a beer...

Get me one!

50 posted on 12/19/2001 7:49:32 PM PST by nunya bidness
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