Mexican Attorney General has microchip fitted in arm

The Mexican attorney general has had a microchip inserted under the skin of one of his arms to give him access to a high-security database and to enable him to be traced if he is kidnapped.

According to the attorney general, the chip cannot be removed. But isn't he forgetting that body parts can...

July 13, 2004 | 06:28 PM

Did you notice the HTML title of the article? You can see it either at the top in your browser or, if you use Firefox, as the title of the tab: it says "Oddly Enough News Article". Seems like some programmer at Reuters disagress with whether this is news or not.

Posted by: Joerg at July 16, 2004 05:36 PM

Yeah! It definitely seems to read that way. Reuters needs to look into its wording ;-)

(the item came through on one of Reuters rss newsfeeds, called "Oddly enough")

Posted by: ashley at July 16, 2004 06:05 PM