[LINK] Consumer Credit-Card Risks

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Thu Jan 14 09:08:12 AEDT 2010

On 14/01/2010, at 8:18 AM, Stilgherrian wrote:

> On 13/01/2010, at 12:57 PM, Ivan Trundle wrote:
>> So perhaps the $35/$<insert value here> limit without 'authorisation' is somewhat irrelevant, and demonstrates that a card is worth as much as the credit limit that applies to it, and should be treated accordingly. Not pretty.
> So there are people who DON'T treat their credit card details like actual money by, say, keeping them in the same wallet and carrying them on their person?

In short, yes: but even if you did keep them together and treat the card as money, it's easier to copy the credentials than it is to copy money.


Ivan Trundle
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