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The British government is requiring that all dogs be microchipped by 2016 for identification purposes. The bold initiative will track dogs in an effort to reduce the number of abandoned animals. Utilizing RFID chips, there could be a wealth of interesting data produced in terms of the dogs behavior and movements if the government would ever expose it. Now just imagine if we could do the same with humans. It could be the next generation of Fuelband or Fitbit.