the mark of the beast?
not quite. just some security measures at a private firm. however, the idea of a global id card or, (more ominously for those reading revelations) a global id chip implanted in the body, is not inadmissable. i could see it happening within the next hundred or two years. if socialist and theocratically fascist powers come to rule a majority of the earth, it would not be improbable in the least. (i get bonus poliblogger points for my expansive vocabulary ^_^)