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- n. Plural form of v-chip.
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In short, there wouldn't have been cochlear implants, honeycrisp apples, nicotine patches, v-chips for blocking certain TV programs, or even Google without the benefits of university research.
Then it starts getting into ratings, because TV has v-chips (which no one knows how to use) and shows can be allowed or blocked based on information provided.
Given that we’ve already spent untold billions mandating v-chips in all new TVs for the last decade or so, why not err on the side of allowing everything and letting each household block what they want toblock.
"This is especially true when you consider the advocates of implementing a program using so-called 'v-chips' inserted into people and containing all their medical information.