Here is the bottom segment of a letter I submitted to NIST in lieu of public comment.
"Please reconsider the NSTIC program for an Interagency security use within the walls of the government sector as policy. It simply isn’t a very appropriate amenity for mainstream civilian living. It has a place and a market, but it should be appropriated to places where surreptitious demand for ID is required already.Here is a copy of the FICAM Roadmap. Explore the similarities between FICAM & NSTIC today!
NSTIC will face a lot of opposition for coaching this society to upsurge identity requirements for absolutely everything they do for the sake of commerce."