|Two Workers Volunteer For Chip Implants|
|Associated Press News Wire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Mon, 13 Feb 2006 20:28:47 -0600
Tiny silicon chips were embedded into two workers who volunteered to|
help test the tagging technology at a surveillance equipment company,
an official said Monday.
The Mexico attorney general's office implanted the so-called RFIDs --
Sean Darks, chief executive of the company, also had one of the chips
"I have one," he said. "I'm not going to ask somebody to do something
The chips are the size of a grain of rice and a doctor embedded them
They work "like an access card. There's a reader outside the door; you
Darks said the implants don't enable CityWatcher.com to track employees'
"It's a passive chip. It emits no signal whatsoever," Darks
CityWatcher.com has contracts with six cities to provide cameras and
The technology predates World War II, but has appeared in numerous
After Hurricane Katrina, as body counts mounted and missing-person
Copyright 2006 The Associated Press.
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