“While half of the American voting public is no doubt waiting in earnest for the announcement of a release of the COVID vaccine and as totalitarian states and governments the world over attempt to require proof of negative tests before travel, a new tool in the shed of government surveillance and control is revealing itself.
The microchip has arrived.
March 17, 2020 | Congressional Research Service |
“The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), established in 1958, is an agency within the Department of Defense (DOD) responsible for catalyzing the development of technologies that maintain and advance the capabilities and technical superiority of the U.S. military.”
“On December 18, 2017, the Trump Administration released the National Security Strategy, which stated that “the United States will prioritize emerging technologies critical to economic growth and security, such as data science, encryption, autonomous technologies, gene editing, new materials, nanotechnology, advanced computing technologies, and artificial intelligence.”64 Currently, it is unclear how DOD will implement this strategic vision across its R&D organizations, including DARPA.”
“Developments in R&D and technology can raise ethical, legal, and societal (ELS) concerns. For example, some groups have expressed concern about the impact artificial intelligence and neurotechnologies could have on privacy, consent, and an individual’s identity and agency (i.e., a person’s bodily and mental integrity and their ability to choose their own actions).67”