Swedes inserting microchips under their skin

News by Teri Robinson

Thousands of Swedes are reported to be exchanging privacy for convenience by having microchips the size of a grain of rice embedded under their skin to open doors and other tasks.

Thousands of Swedes are possibly exchanging privacy for convenience by having microchips the size of a grain of rice embedded under their skin so they can do a variety of things – from accessing buildings and riding the rail to obtaining etickets for events.

The chips, according to their supporters, are "largely protected from hacking," NPR reported, but cited concerns by a privacy expert.

Chip providers, like Biohax International, are running low on chips as demand swells.

Originally published on SC Media in the US.

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