Let's just hope internet taxes don't arrive anytime soon, these are great news for all of us, either you work on the net or are a regular user, security methods for online shopping have been improved indeed and the numbers are showing a general acceptance...

[URL=http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=575&ncid=738&e=6&u=/nm/20030106/wr_nm/tech_onlineretail_dc]Online spending[/URL] during the holiday season, excluding travel, rose 24 percent from a year earlier to $13.7 billion, Goldman Sachs, Harris Interactive and Nielsen/NetRatings said in a joint report released on Monday.