Thousands of Swedes are getting microchips inserted in their hands

Thousands of Swedes are getting microchips inserted in their hands
Preparing to implant a microchip in a human hand. Daily Mail, YouTube video

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More than 4,000 Swedes are being implanted with a microchip that contains details about their identity. …

In June 2017, SJ Rail, the Swedish train operator, announced that around 100 people were using microchips to pay for their journey. …

Microchipping has even been adopted by professional social media platform LinkedIn. …

Szilvia Varszegi, 28, said the chip ‘basically solves my problems’.

Touching an event attendee’s smartphone will allow the information to be transferred without the need for typing. …

The futuristic project has not been without its hiccups, and has also generated concerns over passenger privacy.

When it was launched lat year, one flaw in the system meant that rail staff would sometimes be shown a passenger’s LinkedIn profile instead of their ticket information.

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