WebWord Weblog Posting
Posting Date: June 02, 2002
Using fingerprints to buy groceries (MSNBC) -- "In practice, itís not a huge time savings over credit-card transactions. The customer still needs to punch in the seven-digit number as well as key in approval for the purchase. And they still have to sign a receipt for credit card transactions or enter another personal identification number for a debit card purchase."