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Originally posted by Wertdagf
reply to post by Shamanator
You think ID theft was easy before? These chips turn ID theft into a game of fishing. This will not be the solution to our problem... only another problem which will require a greater solution.
Originally posted by XL5
... but because it can probably be hacked easy from a distance...
Note that the VeriChip "Instructions for Use" contains a special section for patients undergoing an MRI. Why?
University of Minnesota researcher James Lamberg has tested the VeriChip in a 1.5 Tesla MRI machine and documented his findings in a paper posted at RFID Journal here: www.rfidjournal.com... (subscription required) and cached here. He found "that the [VeriChip] may be inactivated as a result of MR testing."