It’s bad enough going through life as Meow Ludo Disco Gamma Meow Meow without the law getting involved with your cyborg implant.
But there you go, the son of Mr and Mrs Meow Meow has been summonsed to court for taking the chip out of his travel card and implanting it into the back of his hand, because why not.
“I’ve got my bitcoin address on my thumb, I’ve got my opal card on the back of my hand and I have my business card that sits just behind my wrist,” he says.
“Well, bully for you,” says The Man, “You’re not supposed to tamper with your card, so and that’s $200 please.”
A Sydney man who has an Opal card chip implanted under his skin is now threatening legal action because transport authorities have cancelled the card. Meow Ludo Disco Gamma Meow Meow says he'll fight for the right to swipe."I've got my bitcoin address on my thumb, I've got my opal card on the back of my hand and I have my business card that sits just behind my wrist." – Meow Ludo Disco Gamma Meow Meow Story: https://yhoo.it/2o8iErvDownload the free 7plus app: http://onelink.to/7plus#Opal #7News
Posted by 7 News Sydney on Wednesday, February 14, 2018
And as good as their word, the local authority has cancelled his card, making this particular robot-human hybrid redundant technology and fit only for the scrap heap.
As News.com reports:
Mr Meow-Meow returned from Body Hacking Con in Texas to find his implant’s card was not working.
“I was actually at a cyborg convention, which is kind of ironic and hilarious,” he told AAP.
“It was all about regulation and cyborg rights.”
We’ve seen Terminator, mate, so count yourself lucky you haven’t been lowered into a swimming pool of molten metal.
Fleshy masters 1, Robots nil.