As a follow-up to our mini-primer on RFID policy and perceptions, The 463 thought folks would be interested in an European Commision advisory group's ethical advisments on implanting RFID chips in humans. From Silicon.com....
"The European Commission this week adopted an opinion on the ethical aspects of ICT implants in the human body, declaring they should only be given to those in need rather than those who wish to enhance their faculties."
Coming soon: RFID testing at chess tournaments.
"The EC, however, believes that using implants as surveillance tools is acceptable, as long as government has legislated for it first."
To the great disapointment of parents everywhere....
"The use of ICT implants in order to obtain remote control over the will of people should be strictly prohibited."
On a serious note, it's only a matter of time before Congress begins to hold hearings on similar issues.