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NONSENSE - '1 in 3 Americans Implanted With RFID Chips'


Outline

Online report claims that 1 in 3 Americans have been implanted with RFID chips and most are unaware that they have the chips. The report suggests that the chips are often implanted during dental work.

NONSENSE - '1 in 3 Americans Implanted With RFID Chips'
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Brief Analysis

The claims in the message are utter nonsense. The report is a work of fiction and comes courtesy of the satirical, fake-news website National Report. As evidence for its claims, the report cites another equally spurious article supposedly published by an entity called the 'Wyoming Institute of Technology'. Nothing on either site has any credibility and their reports should not be forwarded.

Example

Study Finds 1 in 3 Americans Have Been Implanted With RFID Chips: Most Unaware

<National Report> Scientists at the Wyoming Institute of Technology (WIT) have determined that a shocking 1 in 3 Americans has been implanted with an RFID microchip. In an article published this week, they detail a study of nearly 3000 individuals, in which they identified nearly 1000 individuals that had been implanted with an RFID chip. Most were unaware that they had been implanted with such a chip.

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Detailed Analysis

Report Claims 1 in 3 Americans Implanted With RFID Chips:

A report currently circulating via social media claims that one in three Americans have been implanted with RFID microchips. The report further claims that most people are unaware that the chips have been implanted and suggests that the chips are often added during dental work without the patient's knowledge.

As evidence, the report cites a recent study by an entity called the 'Wyoming Institute of Technology'.

Claims are Untrue:

However, the claims in the report are utter nonsense. There are no credible reports that support the claims in any way whatsoever and the study cited in the article is made up. The report is a work of fiction published by the website National Report.

National Report Articles Should Not be Taken Seriously:

Although its articles are presented as news reports, nothing published on National Report should be taken seriously. A disclaimer previously published on the site admitted that all 'news articles contained within National Report are fiction, and presumably fake news' and any 'resemblance to the truth is purely coincidental'.

However, the site has now removed this disclaimer and replaced it with a more generic - and decidedly less honest - statement disavowing responsibility for views expressed by its writers. Nevertheless, none of the stories published on the site are supported by any credible evidence whatsoever.

National Report has been responsible for a stream of nonsensical articles in recent months, several of which have gone viral, duping many users as they circulate.

'Wyoming Institute of Technology' is Bogus:

In an apparent attempt to make their outlandish claims sound more believable, the RFID chip report cites a supposed study conducted by the 'Wyoming Institute of Technology'. It links to a write-up about the study on the Wyoming Institute of Technology website.

However the Wyoming Institute of Technology is not real, and its website is yet another satirical publication, albeit with a scientific theme. All of the supposed studies and projects discussed on the site are fictional. The site includes pictures taken from job information websites, Wikipedia, and genuine science sites.

The Wyoming Institute of Technology has published a host of other spurious reports, including claims that solar panels drain the sun's energy and that a health spa is to be built in Antarctica.

Article Spoofs 'Microchipping' Conspiracy Theories:

It seems clear that the National Report article is attempting to make fun of long running conspiracy theories that have claimed that various governments are intending to start microchipping citizens in order to control them from afar. Of course, like the satirical article, reports about such dastardly microchipping plans are utter nonsense.

Fake News Sites Increasing:

Unfortunately, fake news websites are becoming increasingly common. And, because many people do not check facts before sharing, fake stories from such sites tend to circulate far and wide.
It is a good idea to fact check all supposed news reports that come via social media before you share them on your networks.




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Last updated:July 6, 2014
First published: June 11, 2014
By Brett M. Christensen
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