Several companies, including both MasterCard and Visa, have joined forces to raise European awareness of electronic commerce. They have created a holiday-shopping-oriented Web site, e-Christmas.com.

At least 100 European merchants and businesses are participating in hopes of educating the shopping public about the Internet.

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