I think some fellow from Kansas got some very brief notice in the media by proposing this idea about 20 years ago, but I haven't heard of anyone else ever mentioning it again. The major media is either censoring any mention of the idea, or is too intellectually deficient to recognize the level of general public interest.
--And I can't believe they're THAT incapable.
See my website:http://www.advocatefreedom.com/
then see page 3 for information about my book, FutureAMERICA?, where I address the ATM issue and some of the security issues raised, then explore many beneficial changes that could result.
--Including the ability to negate the danger now portended by issuance of "National ID cards."
(Also read my Open Letters and Commentaries, etc., to become aware of a few of the issues where improvement is unlikely to occur unless
we soon acquire this power at the ballot box.)