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First they put RFIDs in the immigrants. . .

Corporate leaders are excited about a new "guest worker application" that will "help the U.S. with its current immigration crisis." In other words, they're looking forward to implanting radio frequency identification devices (RFIDs) into Mexican guest workers.

But there's really nothing to worry about here. “First and foremost, a VeriChip is not a locating device. VeriChip technology has no GPS capabilities whatsoever." That's a relief.

"It is simply a voluntary passive identification device that is only “awakened” by a proprietary scanner within a very short range of a few inches.” Well, when you put it like that, it doesn't seem so bad. In no time at all we'll be using them in our children (to prevent abductions), our employees (for employment-related uses only) and ourselves (to make things more convenient).

Nothing to worry about.


Using them in our kids, we could only tell when they got home. :)

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