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Re: Pat Robertson Fears E-cash?

>I read in the New York Times that a lot of fundamentalist Christians fear
>the e-cash revolution because they believe that eventually everyone will
>be required to bear a tattooed bar code on their right hand which
>would contain all a person's information:  name, d.o.b., birthplace,
>etc.  Such a tattoo would also be used to deduct e-cash from a person's
>"account" when they made purchases.  It's still a bit of a stretch;
>they're using the book of Revelations to back up this theory.

Ah, the perils of book entry. And they had the inventer of digital bearer
certificates right there to talk to.  Tsk. Tsk.


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