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Phil 170-Critical Reasoning-Cypress College Group 2 Presentation-RFID

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  • 1. RFIDs and Microchipping People
    Jasper Aguila
    Marissa Canyon
    Albert Lopez
    Jessica Mayoral
    Myrma Mayoral
  • 2. What is an RFID Chip?
    Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a type of automatic identification system. The purpose of an RFID system is to enable data to be transmitted by a portable device, called a tag, which is read by an RFID reader and processed according to the needs of a particular application. The data transmitted by the tag may provide identification or location information.
  • 3. The ElizabethSmart was kidnapped on June 5, 2002. She was found 9 Months later
    Elizabeth’s kidnapping could have been prevented with an RFID Chip.
    Could it have been prevented with an RFID Chip?
  • 4. Every 40 seconds in the United States, a child goes missing
    In 2001, 840,279 people were reported missing to the FBI's NCI Center.
    Three distinct types of kidnapping:
    • Kidnapping by a Relative (49 %),
    • 5. Kidnapping by Acquaintance (27%)
    • 6. kidnapping by a stranger (24%)
    Family abductions
    Lost, injured or otherwise missing children
    Nonfamily abductions (in these cases, the child is at greatest risk of injury or death).
    Why some parents would choosean RFID Chip
  • 7. Duracell Child Safety Ad BrickHouse Child Locator
  • 8. Can store info on allergies and prior treatments
    Locate Alzheimer patients
    Monitor Diabetes
    Medical Benefits
  • 9. Can store info on allergies and prior treatments
    Medication List
    Blood Type
    Patient Demographics
    Can’t be lost
    Medical History
  • 10. RFID alert doctors and nurses of potential problems
    Alerts if catheters are attached to the wrong medical tubes
    Warn doctors of unsterile equipment
    Less Medical Errors
  • 11. Receive quicker treatment
    Provide medical information
    Device would not get lost
    Alzheimer's Patients
  • 12. Better control of blood sugar
    RFID chip suggests amount of insulin
    Faster assistance in Emergency room
    Diabetes Patients
  • 13. Why is Radio-frequency identification (RFID) a bad idea?
    Privacy issues arise with the use of RFID implants.
    • Individual tracking and profiling
    -It is an easier way for our government to track our every move.
    • Identity Theft
    -It is an easier way for criminal to steal our identities.
  • 14.
    • Leon a 9-year old French bull dog Dies of Tumor.
    • 15. 2006 Study on mice finds 4.1% of chipped mice had malignant tumors. (51 out of 1,260)
    Danger To Our Health
  • 16. How do the children react to constant surveillance and control?
    • Emotional and behavioral effects
    • 17. Altered relationships between parents and children.
  • People Hesitate to adopt new technology.
    RefuteNew Technology, New Fears?
    Compromise security for Convenience
  • 18. Cell Phones also provide tracking.
    People don’t worry so much about how insecure phones are.
    New Security Risk?
  • 19. Catch suspected Criminals
    Help find missing children
    Benefits Must Outweigh Risk
    (Jacey Lee. Dugard - Missing for 18 Years)
  • 20. In the future RFIDs might be used as an extra security check
    Extra Security
    (Secured Credit Card is Secured)
  • 21. Child Care falls on the shoulders of parents.
    We want Kids to be safe
    Children’s Rights
  • 22. Boundaries are setup at the discretion of Parents
    Parents are Liable for Children’s Welfare and Actions
    Parent Responsibility
  • 23. Communication is key for maintaining trust with Teens
    Extra Trust
  • 24. FDA Approved the use of VeriChip’s RFIDs in Humans back in 2004
    (Source: InformationWeekly.com)
    VeriChip Owner, Scott Peterson has an RFID
    (Fox News)
    Is it Safe?
  • 25. Conclusion
  • 26. On average 2,185 children are reported missing…
    each day
  • 27. And now a quick view of Philosophy throughout the Ages…
  • 28. Evolution of Philosophy
    “What does it mean to be a good person?”
    “What does it mean to be?”
    “What does it mean?”
  • 29. Evolution of Philosophy
    “What does ‘it’ mean?”
    -Bertrand Russell
    “What does it?”
    - C.S. Lewis
    “What?”- Lil Jon