12 of those comments posted at the Herald site have been against this microchipping, while only 2 have been for it.
5:00AM Thursday May 10, 2007
By Claire Trevett @ nzherald
Legislation setting up a “Super Gold Card” for superannuitants will let the cards carry a microchip for easy scanning of personal information.
MPs worried about the possible misuse of the card and identity theft will make a determined attempt in Parliament today to remove the microchipping clause from the legislation, but the Government is expected to have enough support to pass it.
The Super Gold Card was a New Zealand First initiative, accepted by Labour, to provide senior citizens with access to discounts and benefits at various businesses or government services.
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