The US Military Wants To Microchip Troops
2012-12-04 0:00

By Robert Johnson | BusinessInsider.com

DARPA is at it again. This time, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced plans to create nanochips for monitoring troops health on the battlefield.

Kate Knibbs at Mobiledia reports the sensors are targeted at preventing illness and disease, the two causes of most troops medical evacuations.

What seems like a simple way of cutting costs and increasing efficiency has some people concerned that this is the first step in a "computer chips for all" scenario.

Bob Unruh at WND reports one of those opponents, Katherine Albrecht, co-author of Spychips says Its never going to happen that the government at gunpoint says, Youre going to have a tracking chip. Its always in incremental steps. If you can put a microchip in someone that doesnt track them everybody looks and says, Come on, itll be interesting seeing where we go.

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