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ID Chip Implants
The National ID Chip
"I have nothing to hide, so I wouldn't mind having the chip for verification,"
Young shoppers want to pay with chip in body
Daily Mail (UK) 12 Oct 2006
Some customers are
willing to have microchip implants as a means of paying in stores, a report out
Canada. ID Chip implants for love: Couple's implant chips take love to a
new level. dojgov.net 16 Feb 06
They Want Their National ID Chip Implants Now
Addendum dogjov.net 13 Feb 2006: US group implants electronic tags in workers.
It's voluntary now, but... :
May 12, 2002 UPDATE: THE JACOB'S ARE CHIPPED AND WITH GOVERNMENT APPROVAL, BECOME THE POSTER FAMILY FOR OUR BRAVE NEW WORLD
DOJgov.net Newswire May 12, 2002 - Company officials of Applied Digital Solutions - developers of the VeriChip - hope to eventually include more extensive information and capabilities to their ID chip implant. Research is being done to have the chip receive as well as transmit data, raising the prospect of future issues involving mechanisms for human control and manipulation.
The VeriChip is expected to sell for about $200, but the price will undoubtedly be reduced as Americans leave the pasture and flock to be chipped. If used as a National ID Chip, the government will undoubtedly use tax money to pick up the cost of any tagging process.
Even without development, the chip could
used as a security tool, stirring debate over its potential use as a "Big
Brother'' device to track people or invade the privacy of their homes or
DOJgov.net Editor's Note: For those captivated by the collectivist "prestige" of having their families transformed into tagged government pets, may we suggest the following:
When a child is born, the skull is composed of three separate sections for easier passage through the birth canal. Why not have a chip implanted directly into the cranium. When the bones fuse in a few months, the chip will become a permanent fixture in your children.
Of course, this will be done "for their own good." And since these chips are already being researched for modification to RECEIVE and not just transmit data, who knows what it can be used for. Our founding fathers would turn in their graves to see how sheep-like their inheritors of liberty have become. Michael G. Leventhal
Lt. Colonel Michael G. Leventhal (Editor & Publisher of DOJgov.net) was placed on active duty after September 11, 2001 to help protect the people of America from the terrorist menace. He is a recognized specialist in the field of technology.
THE PEOPLE THAT STARTED IT ALL
DOJgov.net Newswire, February 7, 2002
Typically, the Jacobs' appear to be a poster family for educated, middle class America. Jeffrey Jacobs is a dentist while his wife Leslie is an account executive at a magazine. Their 14 year old son Derek tinkers with computers and plays jazz. And yet, they could become the first family to be implanted with microchip ID’s containing personal information about themselves.
For several years now, many pet owners have had small, rice grain size microchips placed in their dogs. When the dog is scanned by a hand held electronic reader, an ID number allows linkage to a database containing a host of information about the pet and its family.
The terrorism of September 11, 2001 sparked a good deal of talk relative to a national ID, but little public mention of ID implantation was made until Applied Digital Solutions (ADS) came out with their VeriChip for humans. Currently, the VeriChip stores six lines of text and emits a 125 kHz radio frequency signal that can be picked up from four feet away. But six lines of text is deceptive since a few numbers can be locked into numerous databases.
Admittedly, this is just the beginning of a technology with potential to contain far more information, allowing scanner linkage into a host of government and private informational databases. No doubt, the scanning range will be increased to distances allowing for access by hidden vehicles and even helicopters. There is even talk of improved ID chips not only transmitting, but receiving information for as yet unexplained purposes.
As with many Americans, the Jacobs' of Boca Raton Florida, first heard about the ID chip on television. "Derek stood up and said, 'I want to be the first kid to be implanted with the chip,'" Leslie Jacobs said. "For the next few days all he did was talk about the VeriChip."
Derek, an eighth-grader who became a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer at age 12, fantasizes about merging humans and machines. His father Jeffrey, is severely disabled and was interested in the device for health reasons.
When Leslie called up Palm Beach-based ADS and offered up her family for chip insertion, ADS chief technology officer Keith Bolton said he was a bit wary about the family's motives. But the Jacobs’ convinced him to use them as subjects. Mr. Bolton claims that since the Verichip was announced in December 2001, his company has been bombarded with inquiries from Americans interested in the new device. "Right now we have over 2,000 kids who have e-mailed, wanting to have the chip implanted," he said. "They think it's cool."
"I think it's one more step in the evolution of man and technology," said Derek, who is fascinated by concept of humanity as biomechanical life forms. "There are endless possibilities for this."
Father Jeffrey was more pragmatic. "If something happens to me and there's no one that knows anything about my medical history, any paramedic or hospital worker, if they have the scanner -- which hopefully everyone will have at some point -- will be able to scan all my information," he said. "It could save my life."
Leslie, 46, said she was motivated by security concerns. Her family lives in South Florida, where authorities allege that 14 of the 19 September 11th hijackers lived. "The world would be a safer place if authorities had a tamper-proof way of identifying people," she said. "I have nothing to hide, so I wouldn't mind having the chip for verification. I already have an ID card, so why not have a chip?"
Pilots could be chipped and scanned before they entered the cockpit, she suggested, to ensure the person sitting at the controls was indeed an airline employee. Her husband went further, suggesting that violent criminals and known terrorists should be routinely chipped as a matter of policy.
The idea of requiring people to be implanted was brought up by Applied Digital Solutions CEO Richard Sullivan in an interview with the Palm Beach Post, in which he suggested microchips be used to track foreigners visiting the United States. (The company has since downplayed his comments.)
An eventual scheme where everyone is forcibly marked and monitored by the government worries both civil libertarians and Christians. The latter fears that biometrics and ID biochips may be the feared "Mark of the Beast" of Biblical lore that is described in Revelations 13:16.
Gary Wohlscheid, the president of The Last Day Ministries -- a group espousing the belief that humanity is on the verge of an apocalyptic showdown between the forces of good and evil -- believes the VeriChip could be this mark. Although the chip is not yet small enough to be injected into the forehead or right hand at the moment, it could be in the future, he said.
The company hopes to get the FDA green light in the next couple of months. When and if that happens, the Jacobs’ would be among the first subjects to receive the VeriChip, company officials said.
MIND CONTROL FOR THE FUTURE
Microchips Create Memories in Brain
Oct 29, 2004 DOJgov.net Newswire
Scientists are now working on microchip implant technology that can create artificial memories.
Professor Theodore W. Berger, director of the Center for Neural Engineering at the University of Southern California, is creating a silicon chip implant that mimics the hippocampus, an area of the brain known for creating memories. If successful, the implant could replace its biological counterpart, in the hope that people who suffer from memory disorders can store new memories.
The six teams involved in the multi-laboratory effort, including USC, the University of Kentucky and Wake Forest University, have been working together on different components of the neural prosthetic for nearly a decade. Results of their efforts were just presented at the Society for Neuroscience's annual meeting in San Diego.
Research using slices of rat brain indicates the chip functions with 95 percent accuracy.
"It's a new direction in neural prosthesis," said Howard Eichenbaum, director of the Laboratory of Cognitive Neurobiology at Boston University. "The Berger enterprise is ambitious, aiming to provide a prosthesis for memory. The need is high, because of the prevalence of memory disorder in aging and disease associated with loss of function in the hippocampus."
Positive aspects of this new technology involve forming long-term memories to recognize a new face, or remembering a telephone number or directions to a new location, emulating the hippocampus. This part of the brain doesn't store long-term memories, but re-encodes short-term memory so it can be stored as long-term memory.
It's the area that's often damaged as a result of head trauma, stroke, epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease.
"If you can figure out how the inputs are transformed, then you do have a prosthesis. Then I could put that into somebody's brain to replace it, and I don't care what they look at -- I've replaced the damaged hippocampus with the electronic one, and it's going to transform inputs into outputs just like the cells of the biological hippocampus."
Dr. John J. Granacki, director of the Advanced Systems Division at USC, has been working on translating these mathematical functions onto a microchip. The resulting chip is designed to simulate the processing of biological neurons in the slice of rat hippocampus that would accept electrical impulses, process them and send on. The researchers say the microchip is 95 percent accurate.
"If you were looking at the output right now, you wouldn't be able to tell the difference between the biological hippocampus and the microchip hippocampus," Berger said. "It looks like it's working."
The team next plans to work with live rats that are moving around and learning, and will study monkeys later.
"We will attempt to adapt the artificial hippocampus to the live animal and then show that the animal's performance -- dependent in these tasks on an intact hippocampus -- will not be compromised when the device is in place and we temporarily interrupt the normal function of the hippocampus," said Sam A. Deadwyler, "thus allowing the neuro-prosthetic device to take over that normal function." Deadwyler, a professor at Wake Forest University, is working on measuring the hippocampal neuron activity in live rats and monkeys.
While this new technology holds potentially great promise for neurologically impaired patients, it does have a disturbing downside for potential abuse. Since memories determine response, the eventual implanting of false memories now becomes a future reality.
One can speculate that it could begin by eliminating prisons by reworking memories of convicts to make them "good" citizens. It can then be expanded into the ultimate government tool for mind control in the mollified society.
The team expects it will take two to three years to develop the mathematical models for the hippocampus of a live, active rat and translate them onto a microchip, and seven or eight years for a monkey. They hope to apply this approach to clinical applications within 10 years. If everything goes well, they anticipate seeing an artificial human hippocampus, potentially usable for a variety of clinical disorders, in 15 years. If used improperly by self-serving government, its pathology is positively frightening.
New ID Chip Implant Allows Government to Track Your Every Move on Earth by Satellite
July 31,2002- Applied Digital Solutions now has ID implant that tracks you by satellite so you can be found anywhere on earth.
"We're committed to providing customers with a full range of personal safeguard technologies - technologies that enhance personal safety, security and peace of mind. Customers can choose the wearable Digital Angel device. They can choose to "get chipped(TM)" with our VeriChip medical and security identification implant. And now they'll have another option - the implantable PLD for those who want the added security of a personal GPS [satellite tracking] location feature."
CONTROL THROUGH "THINK BY WIRE" TECHNOLOGY IMPLANTS
May 2, 2002 London
Rats controled by implant at current ranges of up to 500 yards have been
announced today and the concept of a national ID chip implant takes on more
It's all so simple. Just like in a sci-fi movie.
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