[LINK] Smart card credit cards

Adam Todd link at todd.inoz.com
Mon Jul 17 14:54:01 AEST 2006

At 09:33 AM 17/07/2006, Jan Whitaker wrote:
>At 08:20 AM 17/07/2006, Howard Lowndes wrote:
>>I have just received a credit card from my supplier bank to replace my, 
>>now defunct, Bankcard.
>>The thing is - it is a smart card.  I can read the mag stripe if I can 
>>get access to a stripe reader and know what's on it, but how can I read 
>>the smart chip?
>'Soon' you'll be able to do it at any Centrelink office! ba-dum-dum - crash.

And then they can see how much debt you have and where you are spending 
your money so they can counsel you on getting a job or better job to meet 
your financial life style requirements.

>You could rock up to Uncle Joe's office and see if he still has any of the 
>techo you beaut card readers from the vendors. ba-dum-dum - crash crash

Or pop down to Jaycar and buy a reader for $49.95 :)

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