mdharrold - 9:07 pm on Mar 5, 2002 (gmt 0)
I have talked to other people about something similar. The FDA is now (as of 1997) requiring companies to have electronic signatures on certain key documents related to production. The EPA is in the process of adopting a similar program.
If this technology was used globally, you would no longer need a user name, password, or an email account. All of your information could be kept in a central location with mega-bit security and only you would able to use it. This would make online shopping a ton easier for the consumer and the retailer.