Wisconsin company hopes to offer microchip implants to employees - UPI.com
UPI reports: "A Wisconsin company wants to offer surgically implanted microchips for
employees to make it easier to buy snacks in the break room. [...] the
implanted microchip makes it easier for people to pay for items at work.
Instead of looking for coins, cash or a credit card, they would only
need to place their hand in front of a scanner and electronically pay
for their item.
The microchip would have other uses, as well, like serving as an
electronic key to open doors and identify the user to login at a
computer. [...] Approximately 50 Three Square Market employees have
volunteered to have the microchip inserted. Westby said it is not
Comment: This seems like a clever way to entice people with the novelty of it while desensitizing them to the extreme privacy threat posed by implanted chip tech. I love that line where the CEO says it's not mandatory and he left off the "yet" part, lol. I would like to think that Americans still retain enough of the independent spirit to ever go along with this kind of monitoring and control.