Here are the details of the FTC's hearing along with a link to submit comments electronically. There are lots of legitimate pros and cons on this issue, but the panel should at least understand the merchant's perspective.
FTC To Hold Contactless Hearing In Seattle
Retailers focused on contactless payment might want to circle July 24, 2008, on their calendar. That is when the U.S. Federal Trade Commission will hold a hearing in Seattle "to explore the growth of contactless payment systems and the implications for consumer protection policy."