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Group 2 Rfid

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