posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 10:15 AM
I've been thinking about the changes that would come with the introduction of this technology and all of the areas it would affect.
Its a bit overwhelming and alarming and if I suggest some that seem questionable, its simply deserving of consideration before theyre dismissed out of
Employment, and or unemployment.
How many people currently provide for themselves and their loved ones filling this position?
You would still require a store manager(s) for questions or disputes at the point of sale but to simply "check out" you would no longer need
How many positions would be eliminated? 50,000, 100,000 a half million?
Of course now the coporations just reduced workers comp payments, wages, H.R. responsibilities, healthcare payments, lost time accidents,
life insurance, background check expenses, daycare allocations, basically anything that was a line item attached to an employee.
They have also removed what the system requires to operate and that's money in circulation to continue commerce and tax revenues, local, state, and
The ability to monitor and provide a record of your movement and location at all times.
Entering a store, a restaurant, a sporting event, passing a toll, attending a concert, entering work, any location where a reader is deemed required,
and yes possibly even your home or residence.
There will be no question as to where you are, you will not be "leaving" a trail anymore, you will be "announcing" where you are entering, to the
Just the basic calling off of whatever job you may have, (maybe youre just burnt and tired and need a break) telling them youre sick, you had better
well be recorded as "being home" or at the doctor, or be prepared to answer questions as to why you were recorded at (fill in the blank).
Your patterns, choices, purchases, wants, habits, desires, history, beliefs, practices, consumption, donations, health, wealth everything about you
will be accessible to those deemed in the "need to know group" and you dont need to know who they are.