[SATLUG] OFF TOPIC: "Say No to Photo-ID" for Cred Card
tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Fri Feb 1 12:08:35 CST 2008
On Friday 01 February 2008 01:19:54 Ernest De Leon wrote:
> Actually Tweeks, I'm glad you started this discussion. It's good for
> people to talk about how they can protect themselves from theft or fraud
> plus their civil liberties. I, for one, never thought of writing "Check
> for ID" on my card, but I will do it to my cards now.
Actually... you might want to check with you bank/CC vendor. Doing anything
besides signing it may invalidate the credit card. (not 100%, but have heard
this mentioned here and there in my research).
> It's actually a
> great Idea. I will also probably get my next set of cards with photo ID on
> the cards
That's what I think that I'll do also. That way authentication is still in my
control, and just between the CC vendor and myself (no unwanted third
If anyone wants to continue this discussion, I've moved it over to the XCSSA
list where we're discussing various aspects of privacy concerns:
Signup for XCSSA here:
> Dialog and discussion are always good things.
True.. but I just don't want to be guilty of dragging the SATLUG list down
with non-Linux posts (which I'm afraid I've already done). :v/
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