[SATLUG] OFF TOPIC: "Say No to Photo-ID" for Cred Card purchases...

toddwbucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Fri Feb 1 17:02:32 CST 2008


everyone knows that foil doesn't work anymore.  THEY still however
haven't been able to beat cellophane though.

Todd
On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 16:50 -0600, Brian Lewis wrote:
> Its tinfoil hat time!!!
> 
> Thanks,
> Brian
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> 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  
> > way
> > 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.
> >
> > Todd
> > 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  
> >> than
> >> 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  
> >> signature.
> >>
> >> The point is this: it's not violating any of your civil liberties.  
> >> The
> >> 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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