Feds might use Microsoft product for online ID http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/134438173_passport18.html By Brier Dudley Seattle Times technology reporter Oh yeah. This makes a whole lot of sense. Microsoft, after all, has one of the best records in the industry of producing super-extra-secure software. Is Mr Gates positioning himself to collect $'s for internet transactions? Also M$ lies alot. You DO NOT need Passport or any of their other worthless marketing mumbo-jumbo to use Hotmail.