Originally Posted by http://engadget.com
Here's a tip: don't relocate to Japan unless you're entirely down with being monitored practically everywhere you go. Sure, things aren't that serious quite yet, but with RFID tracking going on in schools, prisons, airlines, and now, um, everywhere else, you can pretty much rest assured that big brother is indeed taking notes. The next step in mass monitoring involves GPS, RFID, and cellphones, and the service is intended to track kids' whereabouts and alert parents whenever they
Does this make anyone else feel icky? I mean, I know that we are all, to some extent, being watched, but this seems to be a while new level.
Do you think kids will be safer this way? Do you think it's just a matter of time before everyone is carefully tracked? It just creeps me out.