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[Implementation report] [Fwd: Question re: ECash client user interface configuration]

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2001 16:15:15 -0500
Message-ID: <3A5B7F63.DB03367@w3.org>
To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org

This looks like another micropayment system (the third so
far) that prompts the user to confirm payment. No info
here about the level of configurability.

 - Ian

lmoran@ecashtech.com wrote:
> Hello, Ian,
> Thank you for your interest in eCash Technologies, Inc. Early next year,
> financial service providers will offer eCash products and services to
> consumers. Once this is established in the U.S., we will turn our focus to
> other countries.
> eCash currency is like traditional cash. The only difference is that eCash
> currency is electronic, rather than paper or metal. eCash currency is the
> best way to pay over the Internet. You do not need any additional permission
> or authorization for use, and you have the freedom to spend your money at
> any time and to pay anyone. eCash currency can be sent to friends and family
> via e-mail quickly and securely.
> Though credit cards are accepted at more merchant sites on the Internet,
> eCash currency is the better way to shop. There are no forms to fill in,
> it's safer and more private, and you don't need to worry about someone
> stealing your personal information.
> Here's a description of how it works:
> 1.  The consumer signs up for eCash currency at a participating financial
> service provider. The consumer transfers cash from a checking or savings
> account into the eCash currency account. The consumer is ready to send eCash
> currency to anyone with an e-mail address, or spend it at any online
> merchant that accepts eCash currency as payment.
> 2.  The consumer shops for goods and services on the Internet. For example,
> the consumer decides to by three CDs from Yahoo music.
> 3.      The consumer selects the eCash button to pay. The consumer is
> presented with a screen requesting confirmation of the total amount to be
> paid. The consumer clicks Yes to confirm the payment.
> 4.      The consumer will be shipped or can download the goods and services
> they have purchased using eCash currency.
> If your financial service provider is interested in providing eCash products
> and services, please have a representative contact us at (425) 415-5000, and
> one of our sales executives will contact the representative.
> Visit Deutsche Bank 24 at www.ecash.de to see a list of merchants in Germany
> that accept eCash currency as payment.
> If you would like to receive news about eCash Technologies, please let us
> know and we will add your name to our news e-mail list.
> Best regards,
> eCash Information

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Received on Tuesday, 9 January 2001 16:15:18 UTC

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