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IBM, Verichip and RFID- Just the Tip of the Orwellian Iceberg

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On Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, Professor Kevin Warwick, director of cybernetics at the

University of Reading in the United Kingdom, became the first man to be implanted

with a silicone-covered, human-implantable microchip. According to the August 28th

 edition of CNN on-line, " The ultimate aim of this technology, said Warwick, would

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be to connect humans more closely with computers. A simple example is responding to e-mails with the move of a finger, or ultimately connecting the computer to the human nervous system. "You then really have a direct connection from the brain to the computer. That has been a science fiction idea, but maybe technically this is step one," he said. "

From the beginning, the human implantable chip has been controversial. The

controversy does not so much center around the ability to open doors and interface

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 with computers at a wave of the hand, but it centers on the ability to make what

was once a passively interactive microchip, (one that needed to be activated by an

outside 'interrogator' or scanner) to one that is active and generates it's own signal

 due to built in antennae. These latter types can put out a signal some distance

away, up to 100 feet in some cases and may utilize other sensors to draw electrical

 power. These can be read without so much as a sneeze from the bearer. Thus, the

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 technology has evolved to the point that a human being can be easily tracked

without his/her knowledge either through an implantable chip or through some item

which is using RfID in order to track product movement.

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