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

country glenn.toothman at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 16:44:10 CST 2008

Having worked in retail, my cards have the statement Check Photo Id writtn
in the signature block,  have seen too many try to pass someone else's CC

Sorry to frustrate your concept, but I prefer my CC's to be checked against
my DL

On Jan 31, 2008 4:06 PM, Tom Weeks <tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org> wrote:

> Sorry for the off topic post.. But I don't know how many times now I've
> been "required" to show a photo ID when using my CC.. but I'm really
> getting
> sick of it.  Your self validating signature (in person and on back of the
> card) is all that is required legally by both Visa and Master Card*
> Has anyone else had problems bucking this?
> To have my civil liberty of self validation stolen by the state government
> and
> local vendors is simply not something that I'm willing to give up...
> Tweeks
> * See Visa and MC rules around this both referenced here
> http://www.wlindley.com/archives/28
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