[SATLUG] OFF TOPIC: "Say No to Photo-ID" for Cred Card
astro at astr0.org
Fri Feb 1 16:50:32 CST 2008
Its tinfoil hat time!!!
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On Feb 1, 2008, at 16:41, toddwbucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
> I would have to agree with David. Besides if you are really worried
> about privacy you shouldn't be using a credit card. Cash is the only
> to ensure the privacy of your purchases. The real imposition on your
> privacy is the banking and credit card industry using and selling your
> sales info to marketers.
> On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 16:30 -0600, David Kowis wrote:
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>> Alan Lesmerises wrote:
>>> The store clerk may not be able to identify a forged signature,
>>> but will
>>> they be able to identify a forged ID card any better? When I
>>> worked in
>>> retail (many moons ago), I don't know that I would have, unless it
>>> was a
>>> REALLY crappy fake.
>> The skills required to identify a forged signature are far greater
>> the skills required to verify a forged ID card.
>> However, that's not really the point. It was just a possible
>> justification for using ID cards rather than trying to verify the
>> The point is this: it's not violating any of your civil liberties.
>> company is free to put further restrictions on the acceptance of your
>> credit card if they so desire. If you don't like it, pay in cash, or
>> shop somewhere else. It's as simple as that.
>> - --
>> David Kowis
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