Thursday, April 19, 2007
Spy Chip Old Folks
Demands UK Control Freak
'Freedom to roam'
By Kelly Fiveash → More by this author
Published Thursday 19th April 2007 11:15 GMT
Elderly people suffering from dementia could be electronically tagged.
Science minister Malcolm Wicks suggested that such tagging technology, which is already used to track convicted criminals on early release from prison, could also help a family caring for an elderly relative.
He told the BBC: "This is about dignity and independence in old age," [MORE]
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