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"Science fiction represents the modern heresy and the cutting edge of speculative imagination as it grapples with Mysterious Time---linear or non-linear time."
- Frank Herbert

Implanted Microprocessor Monitor  
  Chips that are implanted in people to ensure compliance with company rules.  

How can you make sure that the employees of your company adhere to policies regarding drugs or other compounds?

Friday night on Ninsei...

He stepped out of the way to let a dark-suited saraiman by, spotting the Mitsubishi-Genentech logo tattooed across the back of the man's right hand.

Was it authentic? If that's for real, he thought, he's in for trouble. If itt wasn't, served him right. M-G employees above a certain level were implanted with advanced microprocessors that monitored mutagen levels in the bloodstream. Gear like that would get you rolled in Night City, straight into a black clinic.

From Neuromancer, by William Gibson.
Published by Phantasia Press in 1984
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