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Permit.com to Sell VeriSign Digital IDs

Atlanta, GA-based interactive company iXL signed an agreement today with VeriSign to sell and distribute VeriSign's digital certificates through its Permit.com proprietary venture.

A division of iXL Holdings, Permit.com sells State of Georgia recreational licenses and certificates of authentication online.

Digital certificates, or Digital IDs, operate as electronic identifiers designed to authenticate the identity of individuals to ensure secure communication, e-commerce transactions, and Web site access.

"We are pleased to be working with iXL and Permit.com to accelerate the use of digital certificates for Web security," said Anil Pereira, Director of Marketing for VeriSign, Inc. "With VeriSign Digital IDs distributed through Permit.com, business users and consumers will feel comfortable in knowing that they can transact safely on the Internet."

iXL Holdings also operates the Consumer Financial Network and FANSonly interactive ventures.