LiveScience.com has a story - Proposal to Implant Tracking Chips in Immigrants
- whereby Chairman of VeriChip proposes, on television, to implant immigrants with RFID tags:
"Scott Silverman, Chairman of the Board of VeriChip Corporation, has proposed implanting the company's RFID tracking tags in immigrant and guest workers. He made the statement on national television on May 16.
Silverman was being interviewed on "Fox & Friends." Responding to the Bush administration's call to know "who is in our country and why they are here," he proposed using VeriChip RFID implants to register workers at the border, and then verify their identities in the workplace. He added, "We have talked to many people in Washington about using it...."
Another scary sign of where RFID technology could be heading...