A group of leading technology companies with a eye on electronic commerce have launched a venture aimed at securing financial transactions over the Internet.

The new company, a Redwood City, Calif.-based start-up called Verisign Inc., has developed "digital ID" technology meant to authenticate the origin and ensure the integrity of information sent over public and private networks.

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