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One Quarter of Germans Happy To Have Chip Implants 170

Posted by samzenpus
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justice4all writes "If it means shorter lines at the supermarket, a quarter of Germans would be happy to have a chip implanted under their skin. The head of Germany's main IT trade body told the audience at the opening ceremony of the CeBIT technology exhibition that one in four of his countrymen are happy to have a microchip inserted for ID purposes."

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One Quarter of Germans Happy To Have Chip Implants

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  • by kainewynd2 (821530) on Tuesday March 02, 2010 @07:23PM (#31337706)

    “We just carried out a survey and one out of four people are happy to have a chip planted under their skin for very trivial uses for example to pass gates more quickly at a discotheque for example and to be able to pay for things more quickly in the supermarket,” said Scheer. “The wilingness of the population to accept our technology is certainly given.”

    "Bwa-haha-haha," Scheer continued. "After this, world domination will be within my grasp!"

    Pie and cake were served soon afterwards.

  • by BJ_Covert_Action (1499847) on Tuesday March 02, 2010 @07:44PM (#31337996) Homepage Journal
    Seriously? If we're going to be inserting something under our skin, can we at least get some super powers out of it too? I don't need to have invasive surgery to buy the latest copy of Cosmopolitan quicker. I do need to have invasive surgery to shoot fire out of the palms of my hands.

    Raise your standards Germany. Have some dignity!

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