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is this real - microchipping employees  RSS feed

 
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I saw this on Twitter. It was from a source I hadn't heard of so I googled it and The Guardianalso had an article on a company that wants to microchip employees. Is this real? It sounds creepy even if voluntary. (There's also balance of power issues that make "voluntary" things less than voluntary.
 
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My opinion: over my dead body.
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:My opinion: over my dead body



Make that 2 dead bodies. This, to me, hits at the core of invasion of privacy.
 
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"They" already have in a way, with everyone using smart phones and the constant out of hours emails and messages!  
Saying its for "security";

“These companies have sensitive documents they are dealing with. [The chips] would allow them to set restrictions for whoever.”


But I suspect it's a cheap option, rather than hiring people who understand how to secure assets.  
Also it does not surprise me that it's the UK based banks who are wanting to do this!

Not for me never; over their dead bodies ;-)

 
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Just watch out for the employee that gets microchip 666.
 
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Peter Rooke wrote:But I suspect it's a cheap option, rather than hiring people who understand how to secure assets.  



Or training them. So phishing is a good way in there maybe?
 
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