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Biometric identification: It's what Russia craves?

• Edward Slavsquat - Substack

The nations of the world are racing each other to see who can tag their respective cattle in the safest and most voluntary and convenient way. Meanwhile, the cattle bicker on the internet about which rancher has the best and most moral cattle tag.

"So it goes."

I suppose it's a matter of taste, really. After all, deciding who gets to tag you is still a choice, technically. Sort of.

In Russia, great advances have been made towards implementing a biometric cattle tag, which is arguably the most convenient cattle tag ever devised because the cattle don't have to haul around a piece of paper anymore—their face is their tag. If that's not convenient I don't know what is.