It's Okay for Fluffy, but…

Grebb, Michael
June 2006
Bank Technology News;Jun2006 Supplement, Vol. 19, p15
Trade Publication
The article discusses the idea of implanting radio frequency identification (RFID) chips under the skin of employees. Florida-based VeriChip believes in the practicality of the said concept and it is currently producing implantable RFID chips for medical purposes. However, the idea has also angered privacy advocates such as the Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering (CASPIAN). CASPIAN has suggested that RFID chips could erode privacy and even transmit computer viruses.


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