Apparently the entry requirements for the US will require an electronic registration with the US government at least 3 days before travel. El Reg is there.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/06/03/us_visa_scheme/.

Keep in mind this is on top of the anal probe, DNA swipe, taking of fingerprints, retinal scan, drug use inquiry and all the other fun stuff potentially awaiting you at the US border *as a citizen of an allied country*. WTF?