Re: PATENT 5,878,155: Star of David Tattoo
Tue, 14 Sep 1999 15:30:19 -0400

>Subject: IP: United States Patent 5,878,155: Method for verifying human
> identity during electronic sale transactions
>A method is presented for facilitating sales transactions by
>electronic media. A bar code or a design
>is tattooed on an individual. Before the sales transaction
>can be consummated, the tattoo is scanned
>with a scanner. Characteristics about the scanned tattoo are
>compared to characteristics about other
>tattoos stored on a computer database in order to verify the
>identity of the buyer. Once verified, the
>seller may be authorized to debit the buyer's electronic
>bank account in order to consummate the
>transaction. The seller's electronic bank account may be
>similarly updated.

---Gee, thanks Ro. I'm not already paranoid enough about the end of the
world as we know it, holed up here in my bunker in New Hampshire. Now I
know that "the beast" has a patent.

Revelation 13:16-18
16And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond,
to receive a mark in their right hand,
or in their foreheads:
17And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name
of the beast, or the number of his
18Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the
beast: for it is the number of a man;
and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

--- Jay (stocking-piling more ammo)