RFID Implants - Neuromancing Exec gets Chipped

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Health CIO is RFID-Enabled
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Wow, when i read Gibson's neuromancer i thought it'd be quite a bit longer before we started seeing chipped implants in humans. Engadget had this to say on the above story:

While privacy advocates grumble about the potential for abuse inherent in the new tracking technology, Halmaka, CIO of Boston’s CareGroup Healthcare System, has gone ahead and gotten himself chipped — for science. Halmaka’s VeriChip carries a 16-digit ID number that can be matched to a medical database, allowing doctors to scan him and pull up his records (we’d prefer to do it the old-fashioned way, by handing over our insurance card, but that’s just us).