Bleeding Edge

by Mike Masnick

FDA Warns Applied Digital on Chip Implant Marketing

from the on-again,-off-again,-on-again,-off-again dept

The makers of the implantible "VeriChip" sure are gutsy. Back in April, they announced that the FDA had approved their chips to be implanted in humans. Of course, there was one major problem: the FDA had not approved the chip, in reality. They had just asked for more information, and ADS put out a press release saying it was approved. Of course, a few weeks later, it was approved, but specifically not if advertised as a medical device. Of course, ADS put out another press release and marketing blitz about the product - including calling it a medical device. So, the FDA is pissed off again, and are warning ADS to cut it out. ADS seems to like putting out marketing material that have no basis in reality. Would you trust this company to stick a hunk of silicon inside your skin?

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    R E, 8 Apr 2007 @ 12:01am

    Verichip and the Bible

    Its interesting -

    There are quite a few Christian websites indicating that the Verichip / Veripay microchip implant could be the Mark of the Beast (666).

    A greek rendering of the word "mark" is "stigma" meaning to stick or prick, as with a sharp object.

    Since the device can be used like an RFID credit card, and since it is being promoted for positive identification for Ecommerce - wow, we might have a winner.

    Now if we only had a person whose name added up to 666? Well try a google search: Prince Charles, 666, or Pope, 666, Beast, Antichrist... hmmmmmmm.

    I wouldn't take one of these things if you put a gun to my head.

    Speaking of heads - the Bible speaks of Christians being beheaded for refusing the "Mark" (stick or prick as with a needle)...

    Don't Muslims execute some prisoners by beheading??? in the 21st Century? And they hate Christians????

    Wow... ya gotta love that Bible - accurate as always...

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    Nyah, 20 Aug 2007 @ 10:42am

    Regarding the verichip, some people will say such things as "I wouldn't take one of these things if you put a gun to my head". I hope these people realize that it's easier said than done. Not only are they going to put a gun to your head, but they are going to torture you first. It's not something that happens on a split second. Not only that, but death will be eliminated as well. So what makes anyone think that you will die right away and go to heaven? Sorry....that's to easy...Don't just read the bible. Study it.

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