Class II Devices ( Rfid Chips )

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Class II Devices (RFID Chips) A class II device is capable of saving your life, however, a class II device will negatively impact your life as well because they have harsh side effects and they invade your privacy. “It is very reasonable to think that in the near future all Americans will elect to have RFID chips or Legislation will be passed that mandates RFID chips. Not only could they monitor your health status, they could be used as a GPS, a means to transfer currency, cell phones, computers, etc.”(ObamaCare Facts). First of all, what are RFID chips, and what are they capable of? In more detail RFID stands for Radio Frequency IDentification, a technology that uses tiny computer chips smaller than a grain of sand to track items at…show more content…
After the Class II device is hacked, our information is lost in the wrong hands. “RFID technology differs from bar codes in three important ways: 1.With today 's bar code technology, every can of Coke has the same UPC, or bar code number as every other can (a can of Coke in Toronto has the same number as a can of Coke in Topeka). With RFID, each individual can of Coke would have a unique ID number which could be linked to the person buying it when they scan a credit card or a frequent shopper card (i.e., an "item registration system")”(Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre). “Right now you can buy a hammer, a pair of jeans, or a razor blade with anonymity. With RFID tags that may be a thing of the past ... Anonymity and privacy? Gone in a hailstorm of invisible communication, betrayed by your very property”(Scott Granneman). “ 2. Unlike a bar code, these chips can be read from a distance, right through your clothes, wallet, backpack or purse -- without your knowledge or consent -- by anybody with the right reader device.” In a way, it gives strangers x-ray vision powers to spy on you, to identify both you and the things you 're wearing and carrying. That includes Hackers, and it could be at any time and you would have no idea. Once they have access to all of your information, who knows how they will destroy your life. 3. Unlike the bar
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