Google Has Just Applied for the Creepiest Patent Ever

Motorola Mobility—a company owned by Google—has submitted a very creepy patent for an “electronic skin tattoo” that will literally connect a user to their mobile devices. In addition to serving as a permanent Bluetooth piece, the tattoo, which will be “capable of being applied to a throat region of a body,” can also be used as a lie detector. “Optionally, the electronic skin tattoo can further include a galvanic skin response detector to detect skin resistance of a user.” (Could they have possibly worded that in a way that could be more terrifying?) Finally, the technology we’ve all been waiting for: an electronic skin marking from a large global corporation capable of connecting you to a system of computers and detecting resistance …

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