[LINK] Want Bills by Snail Mail? It Might Cost You Money
Wed, 30 Oct 2002 13:03:11 +1000 (EST)
On 30 Oct, Ann Moffatt wrote:
> Want Bills by Snail Mail? It Might Cost You Money
> For years, businesses have cajoled customers to pay their
> monthly bills online. Now they are getting tougher.
> i know this reduces cost for business & govt etc but i do worry that
> its the poor, old & illiterate that often aren't on the net that will
> suffer. if enterprises really do start imposing financial penalties
> for not dealing on-line, hopefully welfare agencies will compensate
> those who are affected.
...and presumably it will reqiure credit card. Having had a 'discussion'
with my bank about their requirement that I agree to Ts&Cs that grant
them the right to sell my info to all and sundry at *their*
discretion, I no longer operate a personal credit card (and don't
really miss it either).
So mandating on line payment mandates additional conditions as well!
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