Christians in America have been worried about surveillance technology for the past two centuries. Go read this terrific essay by Daniel Salas in The Appendix, about how Christians connected Satan with surveillance, starting in the mid-nineteenth century.
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Oh yeah! I remember the big stink about RFID and chip implants, and the "government was tracking us". If I remember right both RFID and barcodes were the "mark of the beast". I think there was a blip when passports were getting RFID as well.