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Analysis paper#1 - The Radio Frequency Identification chip...

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The Radio Frequency Identification chip is a tracking chip the size of a grain of rice that is implanted in any object you wish to keep track of or identify. The RFID chip is already widely in use across the U.S. in animals. This device can potentially aid the medical community in keeping better track of their Alzheimer’s patients, who often are unable to remember necessary information to establish their identity, sometimes even their own names, or in the case of a medical emergency where the individual is physically unable to respond help find someone’s medical records more quickly. These chips also have the potential to be used or abused to obtain medical information about someone who might not want their medical information to be public knowledge. These chips could be used to save lives or to harm them depending on the intention of the wielder of the scanner used to detect the chip. The ultimate question surrounding this new technology is who should decide how and when this technology should be used on humans. The obvious concern for most Americans will primarily be privacy violation issues. This concern is valid since this is the new technological age and everything that is supposedly private
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