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I've read about implant microchips in human body. What do you think about this issue?

The idea scares me, but I'm not surprised at all. Is this a control mechanism? they might know everything about us whenever and wherever they want. What we eat, where we go, all about our bank accounts, our medical history. They even might change our moods. Are you ready to give up your personal freedom?


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    Oct 11 2011: Sometime ago I wrote in my own blog in 2009, "we can do something does not mean that we have to do that" (http://jaychatterjee.blogspot.com/2009/12/i-was-watching-sixth-sense-technology.html). I was watching the sixth sense technology lecture by Pranav Mistry in TED India forum. No doubt it is a nice idea and I appreciate that. I was checking the comments, and, as expected too many people are excited. That time I had no idea that people actually working on implanting chips.
    There I wrote, "I was dreaming a little further. Suppose I can implant a microprocessor in one’s brain (that can communicate with his own senses), attach that with a broadband network and then enable the person to communicate with the world without any more external device, at any time, day or night. He can get any data, any picture or just anything available in the web. He will be able to store huge information there in his head and never forget anything. If I am successful in doing that and give a lecture on TED forum, I think I will get huge “congratulations” for “extraordinary innovation”, ....."Do we need such a (bionic) person in the first place? Will that (bionic) person be a better human being, more genius in inventing or innovating? Will it be worth doing so? Should there any of that kind of technology be invented or be allowed? Answer for any of those questions is a big “NO” for me. It seems that it’s almost impossible to make many people understand that we can do something does not mean that we HAVE to do that."

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