The mind boggles…


And it doesn’t even have to be implanted into the hand – clubbers can have the chip injected into any part of their body, as long as they are able to flash it in front of the scanner.

(from http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_958267.html, found via When RFID goes bad by Barry Gervin)

Comments (2)

  1. Dennis says:

    Such a pointless technology…scantily-clad young women have always been able to get drinks just by waving body parts. Usually they don’t even have to pay.

  2. Sam says:

    Hey, guys, I am not religious or anything (not that much anyway), but that rings a bell in my mind, so after a bit of googling, sure enough I found the reference:

    "Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name. This calls for wisdom: let him who has understanding reckon the number of the beast, for it is a human number, its number is six hundred and sixty-six. "

    Reveleations, chapter 13. Scary, dude!