August 16, 2001

Want coffee? It'll cost ya

Author: JT Smith

ComputerNewsDaily: "Say you want to satisfy your caffeine cravings so you log onto to buy some coffee beans. But you won't be able to
unless you register with Passport, Microsoft's identity-verification

Shoppers used to be able to buy coffee by simply providing a credit
card, but in May the e-commerce site required buyers to submit their
e-mail address and other personal data so that it could be verified by
Microsoft and stored in the company's database."


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