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Microchipping your money: New theme park 'wristbands' carry ability of a debit card

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posted on May, 26 2009 @ 11:36 AM
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Microchipping your money: New theme park 'wristbands' carry ability of a debit card


www.journalgazette.net

LOS ANGELES – In a nondescript manufacturing plant on a quiet San Fernando cul-de-sac, a khaki-green machine the size of two pool tables end to end sucks in bright pink ribbon and spits out one of the hottest fashions in theme parks.


Here, in the northern stretches of suburban Los Angeles, the private company that began producing plastic hospital wristbands out of a Burbank garage more than 50 years ago has become the nation’s top producer of a new microchip-enhanced wristband for amusement parks, concerts, resorts and gyms.

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posted on May, 26 2009 @ 11:36 AM
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At first glance, I thought, "hmm, this might be convenient to lugging around a wallet / purse through a busy medium"....But then I saw the ensuing agendas laid out by the same company:


Company leaders envision a future when they can expand the technology for use for border security and hospital identification, among other uses.

“All sorts of things can be done with this technology,” said Walter Mosher Jr. a company founder and member of the board of directors.


Mmmm-hmmm...All sorts of things indeed. Like controlling, herding, and IDing people....Sounds PERFECT for the developing police state we see shaping up here...

Another one to log into the memory banks people.



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[edit on 26-5-2009 by DimensionalDetective]



posted on May, 26 2009 @ 01:17 PM
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What happens when your wristband falls off?
Who would be liable for lost or stolen wristbands that are used to buy hundreds of dollars in merchandise?

The technology is scary, and will eventually be used for more sinister projects



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