[LINK] Consumer computer security
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Wed Jan 24 10:48:20 AEDT 2007
At 08:10 AM 24/01/2007, Howard Lowndes wrote:
>>On 24/1/07 1:38 AM, "stephen at melbpc.org.au" <stephen at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
>>>*** Coming soon: Safe payment requirements for new sellers ***
>>>23 January 2007 | 10:29AM EST
>>>Coming soon we will require sellers who register after 17 January 2007 to
>>>offer at least one preferred safe payment method of either PayPal or
>>>merchant credit card facilities, in their listings. [snip]
>>And since eBay owns PayPal, and since you can't get merchant facilities from
>>a bank without a written business plan and a whole bunch of paperwork that a
>>start-up home-based business will find difficult to put together -- and even
>>more so if you just want to flog off a few un-needed items from the shed! --
>>this will further entrench eBay's "vertical integration" of the market.
>Add to that the requirement to lodge a $250,000 surety - at least, that
>was what the Comm Bank wanted.
Must be new. We had merchant facilities for some time and never had to.
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