Thursday, April 15, 2010

Sorry Big Brother

Brain microchipping - the wave of the future or the road to Stepford? If you live in the state of Georgia there is no need to worry if the voices in your head are real or if you might be a cylon. The Georgia state House committee has approved a measure, and the state Senate has passed a bill, that makes it a misdemeanor to implant microchips, sensors, transmitters, or other tracking devices into people against their will. Sponsors of the bill recognize that widespread chipping isn't occuring, but they are taking a proactive approach to preventing world robot (or cyborg) domination. Georgia lawmakers are not alone in their technology paranoia. Microchip laws have been downed in Tennessee and Virginia and have passed in California, Wisconsin and North Dakota.

Read more here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126023516
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