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HUD Marks/Chips Homeless

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WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that it was about to begin testing a new technology designed to help more closely monitor and assist the nation's homeless population.Under the pilot program, which grew out of a series of policy academies held in the last two years, homeless people in participating cities will be implanted with mandatory Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags that social workers and police can use track their movements.
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that it was about to begin testing a new technology designed to help more closely monitor and assist the nation's homeless population.Under the pilot program, which grew out of a series of policy academies held in the last two years, homeless people in participating cities will be implanted with mandatory Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags that social workers and police can use track their movements.

The RFID technology was developed by HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in partnership with five states, including California and New York. "This is a rare opportunity to use advanced technology to meet society's dual objectives of better serving our homeless population while making our cities safer," HRSA Administrator Betty James Duke said.

The miniscule RFID tags are no larger than a matchstick and will be implanted subdermally, meaning under the skin. Data from RFID tracking stations mounted on telephone poles will be transmitted to police and social service workers, who will use custom Windows NT software to track movements of the homeless in real time.In what has become a chronic social problem, people living in shelters and on the streets do not seek adequate medical care and frequently contribute to the rising crime rate in major cities.

Supporters of subdermal RFID tracking say the technology will discourage implanted homeless men and women from committing crimes, while making it easier for government workers to provide social services such as delivering food and medicine.Duke called the RFID tagging pilot program "a high-tech, minimally-intrusive way for the government to lift our citizens away from the twin perils of poverty and crime." Participating cities include New York City, San Francisco, Washington, and Bethlehem, Penn.

Participating states will receive grants of $14 million to $58 million from the federal Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) program, which was created under the McKinney Act to fund support services for the homeless. A second phase of the project, scheduled to be completed in early 2005, will wirelessly transmit live information on the locations of homeless people to handheld computers running the Windows CE operating system.A spokesman for the National Coalition for the Homeless, which estimates that there are between 2.3 million and 3.5 million people experiencing homelessness nationwide, said the pilot program could be easily abused.

"We have expressed our tentative support for the idea to HRSA, but only if it includes privacy safeguards," the spokesman said. "So far it's unclear whether those safeguards will actually be in place by roll-out."Chris Hoofnagle, deputy director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said the mandatory RFID program would be vulnerable to a legal challenge. "It is a glaring violation of the Tenth Amendment, which says that powers not awarded to the government are reserved to the people, and homeless people have just as many Tenth Amendment rights as everyone else," said Hoofnagle, who is speaking about homeless privacy at this month's Computers Freedom and Privacy conference in Berkeley, Calif.

While HRSA's program appears to be the first to forcibly implant humans with RFID tags, the technology is becoming more widely adopted as retailers use it to track goods. Wal-Mart Stores said last year that it will require its top 100 suppliers to place RFID tags on shipping crates and pallets by January 2005.Copyright © 2001-2004 United Press International

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by Lori Smith (all4him [at] myfam.com)
I am in disagreement with the use of the tagging system for the homeless. It is not only an intrusion on their privacy but it is the next step to the mark of the beast. We are told in the Bible that this will take place and that anyone who receives the mark of the beast will have no place in the Kingdom of God. Homeless people are not the only ones who have a part in the increase in crime, we the people of America have our part, for not following the Word of God. Instead of spending that money on the tagging system, build homes for them and provide training so they can incur employment. That is the correct thing to do. Bless you in the name of Jesus Christ, Rev. Lori Smith
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by Sunny carrot
Well, according to vp-to-be Edwards, America is divided... anyway.

I have great respect for the Bible, but I won't beat you with it. I am just greatly relieved that this kind of stuff is rolling out on the internet. How can we know if this is real?

Credibility is a tricky concept. A big fat liar could tell you a life saving truth some day. The thing is to stay awake to specific kind of threat, like a bird protecting his nest or a soldier in enemy territory. Making the difference between a threat and a treat is not necessarily paranoia.

The bad news is for me that anyway, the technology is coming out for this and the only barrier to its use is a concept. The kind of concept that the United States Constitution is all about, I think : the nature and the value of mankind. The type of control you can get on “We, the people” following this path of “microchipping” individual is a big temptation. Furthermore, one of the big next step in IT is how to handle in a coherent way the identification of people in a transaction. Giving your credit card number over a “secure” (let me laugh out loud…) connection on the Internet is a stepping stone.

The handmade “signature” of a person is still the toggle switch to officialize any transactions. So it must be replace and retina pattern and/or fingerprints recognition could be a workable solution, or a kind of “unified” electromagnetic card used with a PIN, but some people see the potential of chips implanted under the skin. Why? At some time in the future you could do more than identify people with it.

Tracking the exact location of humans can be fun, considering it’s the way that biologists had studied the behavior of animal species for some time, yet. This could be the dream of a sociologist or a behaviorist psychologist come true. Remote controlled concentrated drugs release in the nervous system, electrical stimulation of the brain area are not so easily done, but I do believe that some clever people are working hard on it. Imagine the potential of fear control for the army, etc…

So, even if this news is pure fantasy, I think it is important to manifest clearly and loudly that anything like this is unacceptable. And maybe, this is exactly what it is. A balloon released to check how people react. So react, think and talk about it. That’s my view.
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