Now this is a whole new level of freakiness! Gone will be the days when you could just go for a walk and be by yourself. Talk about your assault on freedom! Let’s see tracking college students wherever they are = how to educate a child into seeing themselves as autonomous human beings!?!
The combination of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags and wi-fi allows real-time tracking of objects or people inside a wireless network.
Angelo Lamme, from Motorola, said “You would know where your people are at any given moment,”
Now even with a cellphone sometimes I feel like I’m on the electronic leash. How would it feel if your collar was implanted inside your skin? You would never be free! You would always be watched! I’m scared.
Thing is this is something that is being slipped into our world on the sly – first its animals and children, then children & hospital patients to protect them – then …
well do they get taken out when you leave hospital? I bet you hear something like ‘M_ this is something we leave in now, so that in an emergency we have instant access to all your medical records?’
Do they get removed from a students body when they graduate —
Does the RFID in your CC only handle CC transactions? Or can it be scanned by any RFID reader (a new type of hack known as skimming.)
Beware big brother friends, he is growing bolder everyday!
I wonder what’s in those gas station ‘keys’ that allows them to be scanned at the pump?
Read more on Cnet: http://news.com.com/2010-1069-980325.html