Just a short note….
Well, it appears that I’m not such a crazy kook. Justin, of The Justification of Justin, commented on yesterday’s post. He provided a link for a Yahoo Tech news article called, “Microchips everywhere: A future vision”. It’s about the very real possibility of electronic chips, called “tags”, being embedded in just about everything. Tags. A nice internet savy name, or tag if you will, for something that will track and report on your every movement.
The technology is here.
It’s only a matter of time….
years, weeks, days, hours, minutes, seconds? Some things are already tagged and we are oblivious. Who owns an ezpass? Ever get a ticket because you were tagged with it as you went through a toll too quickly? Do you have a cell phone? GPS device? Laptop? Desktop? Do you wear underwear?
Yes, it could happen. The cost of manufacturing these tags is plunging down to the point where it’s feasible to tag trillions of objects, just about everything we buy. This is something very scary. I am afraid for myself and for my 2 year old kid who will be living in a world without privacy.
This just makes me very sick