Verisign Inc. said it joined with the smart card maker Gemplus and two other French companies to form a national certificate authority for France.

The entity, Certplus, would combine data encryption, smart cards, telecommunications, and system integration services to ensure secure electronic commerce among French businesses, consumers, and government agencies.

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