After New York City introduces a cutting-edge identity-scanning technology in 2023, citizens can not only unlock doors and make purchases at the touch of a finger, they can be tracked by the police 24/7. Crime drops almost instantly, but an unexpected side effect occurs - people start popping up in two places at once.
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Inspector Jacob Foucault
The Grid takes all those things unique to you, your social security number, your passport, your debit and credit accounts and links them to one thing... your DNA. With just a touch, the Grid collects a tiny sample of your genetic material, ID-ing you instantly. Then a purchase can be deducted directly from your personal accounts, or you can unlock and start your car and it all works within a margin error of 0.001%... the ultimate social network!