Biohacker fined for transport label implant

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A biohacker in Australia has been fined A$220 (£120, $170) for stealing a chip from a ride label and implanting it into his hand.

Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow (real name) also has to compensate A$1,000 in costs.

The box was brought by a New South Wales ride management that issues a contactless Opal card.

Mr Meow-Meow was charged for travelling but a ticket, nonetheless a transport was on a chip inside his hand.

It was still means to be scanned by label readers.

In his many new Facebook post, he had asked supporters to “wish him luck” as he faced court. He had certified a charge.

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Biohackers, or bodyhackers, are people who cgange their bodies by putting chips, magnets and other record inside them.

The chip in Mr Meow-Meow’s Opal label was cut down to 10mm by 6mm, encased in a special cosmetic and ingrained by a veteran piercer.

“Most positively don’t try this during home unless we know what you’re doing,” he told news opening ABC.