It sounds like a bad science fiction movie.
Somewhere, in the near future, all citizens will be stamped with unique 12-digit numbers.
The numbers, assigned by the government and major financial powers, are for the sole purpose of tracking the citizens like bar-coded products.
Throughout their lives, new information is entered into a universal database that hooks into these numbers – giving the ruling class new information that is used to judge each individual person’s merits. Continue reading