California Senate blocks mandatory ID implants in employees

The bill would prevent employers in the state from requiring workers to have the devices.

I believe the ID implants read 666 when scanned…well, maybe not.

From the LA Times:

SACRAMENTO – Tackling a dilemma right out of a science fiction novel, the state Senate passed legislation Thursday that would bar employers from requiring workers to have identification devices implanted under their skin.

State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) proposed the measure after at least one company began marketing radio frequency identification devices for use in humans.

The devices, as small as a grain of rice, can be used by employers to identify workers. A scanner passing over a body part implanted with one can instantly identify the person.

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