…The creepy technology raises security and privacy issues, as the data generated could be used to track people. SJ Rail is not offering to microchip people itself, and passengers wanting to use the service must already have the futuristic technology.
Microchip implants are not new in Sweden, and an estimated 20,000 people already have them, using the devices to swipe in and out of the office, and even pay for food.
Speaking to the Sun Online, Stephen Ray, press officer at SJ, said that the idea was put forward by a technology start-up in Stockholm called Epicenter, where many of the staff are already implanted with microchips.
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