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 ďItís never going to happen that the government at gunpoint says, ĎYouíre going to have a tracking chip. Itís always in incremental steps. If you can put a microchip in someone that doesnít track them Ö everybody looks and says, ĎCome on, itíll be interesting seeing where we go.íĒ
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