I would be more than happy to be able to actually download movies from Netflix during non peak times to watch at some other time. This would allow spreading out the bandwidth over the course of a day instead of everyone streaming at peak times such as 7PM EST,CST,PST
Streaming services will continue to degrade our bandwidth unless we are given the ability to download movies\shows during off hours to watch later.
Impossible, it would never work. Oh, well, there's http://store.steampowered.com/, which does what you're thinking of... damn, there's money to be made in there somewhere...
Govtrip took a long time to become ready for prime-time and to this day isn't a model of the programming arts.
Wonder how much it costs...
A greater concern is "Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP)". If you need a security clearance you go to the e-QIP site and put in your life history, friends, bank info, credit history, medical history, everything.
It's a identity thief's dream, absolutely everything needed for somebody else to become you. In fact someone with this kind of information would have a better claim to being you than YOU would.
But don't worry, it's hacker proof.