October 31, 2006

Somebody's Watching Me

A tune from the 80's by a gentleman called Rockwell. Here are the lyrics if you've never heard it, but it's much catchier as a song. Here's the video.

A group of acedemics in Britain have speculated that implanted micro-chips could be just around the corner for humans.

"However, its use in humans has already been trialled in America, where the chips were implanted in 70 mentally-ill elderly people in order to track their movements.
And earlier this year a security company in Ohio chipped two of its employees to allow them to enter a secure area. The glass-encased chips were planted in the recipients' upper right arms and 'read' by a device similar to a credit card reader."

Of course the Brits are defenseless against such intrusions by the state. Even if they weren't though it seems they've lost the spirit of resistance so necessary to opposing governments that go too far. Maybe if they hadn't stopped bearing arms they wouldn't face the possibility of baring them for these implants?

Not that we're in much better shape. Tie in an implant reading to opening a bank account & most americans would begrudgingly go along. Still, we have some time to slow it down or stop it as they seem to be trying to work the kinks out of the system.

Posted by Publicola at October 31, 2006 04:53 AM | TrackBack

Thank you, now that tune will be burned into my brain all day.

Posted by: SayUncle at October 31, 2006 06:47 AM

I always feel like someone's watching me, watching them through a scope.

There is NO WAY they're chipping me, and along those lines I will not submit to the REAL ID act either.

Posted by: tom at October 31, 2006 08:24 PM