Biometrics: Any device, either implant or scanner, that can call up encoded information specific to the individual scanned.
Cashless Society: Any community in which commerce commences without the exchange of bank notes. Whether it be a barter system or biometric in nature, is inconsequential.
Continentals: First American bank notes given out in the revolutionary war. They were heavily counterfeited.
ECHELON: The largest signal interception and retention network known to the public. It is believed to decode almost all communications signals going on in the UK, USA, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada
Moneo: Debit/Credit card used in France. It is pin-less and has no personal information contained on it. It can hold up to $107 dollars on it and can be tied to a credit card. Currently it has been successful in small regions of the countryside.
RFID: Radio Frequency Identification; a type of biometric device that is implanted into the subjects body and gives off a radio signal when scanned.
VeriChip: A type of RFID produced by Applied Digital Solutions in Delray Beach, Florida. It is implanted in the tricep area and is linked to a database in Sweden that holds all the requested personal information of the customer. It is partially FDA approved.