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Posted: 5/15/2002 11:23:07 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 11:37:49 AM EDT
[#1]
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 11:45:19 AM EDT
[#2]
How long before its required for airline travel?

I'll pass on fingerprint,retina verification and you're gonna get shot trying to inject a computer chip in me.[}:D]
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 11:53:25 AM EDT
[#3]
Place my finger where did you say?
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 12:07:27 PM EDT
[#4]
This really doesn't seem that bad!  I mean, they can track what I've bought with my credit card, just as easily as they could my fingerprints.  They have my fingerprints from military service and CCW anyway!
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 12:46:32 PM EDT
[#5]
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 12:54:34 PM EDT
[#6]
Yes, and before you know it, it is mandatory.  Then the track all your purchases, patterns of buying.

You think they don't do this already with your credit card?  My son bought a scope and mount online while visiting here, and first thing he knows, bank security calls him, it is not his usual pattern of buying, they want to know if that was him or not.

Well, if your own bank is tracking your credit card buying, where and what, soon the government could be doing the same.  Then with a universal identifier for each and every purchase... well, you figure it out.

Then look at Chicago Mayor Daley's Nazis cross referencing FOID cards, gun registrations, etc.

"Just because you're paranoid, it doesn't mean they aren't out to get you."
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 12:55:49 PM EDT
[#7]
Nothing here demands that you pay in this manner...and you know what?  The moment they do - you take your business somewhere else in the marketplace.  That's why capitalism is wonderful.  Someone sees a need and then provides the service.  Those that don't provide the service that their customers desire soon see their customers dissappear.

Link Posted: 5/15/2002 12:58:28 PM EDT
[#8]
Quoted:
This really doesn't seem that bad!  I mean, they can track what I've bought with my credit card, just as easily as they could my fingerprints.  They have my fingerprints from military service and CCW anyway!
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boil, froggie, boil. [>Q]
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 12:59:14 PM EDT
[#9]
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 4:50:55 PM EDT
[#10]
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 8:26:00 AM EDT
[#11]
It's not going to happen. To easy to circumvent.

[url=http://www.theregus.com/content/55/24956.html]Gummi bears defeat fingerprint sensors[/url]
or
[url=http://www.counterpane.com/crypto-gram-0205.html#5]Fun with Fingerprint Readers[/url]
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 9:04:20 AM EDT
[#12]
It figures they'd try and sell it to Aggies first!  LOL!

[b]All[/b] change is good, don't you know? [;D]

Although, there was the younger woman trying to explain identity theft to her mom.

I just heard on the news last night that a storage facility threw [b]medical records[/b] for about 200 patients in the trash because the medical office didn't pay their storage bill.  Privacy issues?  
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 10:21:42 AM EDT
[#13]
There is no shortage of stupid Americans.
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 10:35:09 AM EDT
[#14]
[img]http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/smilie/sheep.gif[/img]
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 10:59:57 AM EDT
[#15]
Ironic how things are unfolding right before our very eyes...

Just like God's word said it would. Take an evening and read the book of Revelations sometime. You might be surprised how familiar all the predictions sound. [;)]
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 11:04:44 AM EDT
[#16]
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 11:34:13 AM EDT
[#17]
Read between the lines.

The fingerprint is obviously just for pre-ban groceries.
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 12:40:43 PM EDT
[#18]
hardcase,
Please pay your AR15.com bill... your signature pic is being held hostage.

[:D]
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 1:21:20 PM EDT
[#19]
Store owners used to give you credit because they knew your face and reputation for paying.  The machine knows you now.  Not a big deal if it remains a choice.  Course, missing digits might become a painful issue.
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 1:27:08 PM EDT
[#20]
DScott said:

hardcase,
Please pay your AR15.com bill... your signature pic is being held hostage.
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LOL.  It's not their fault.  It's mine.  I've apparently been very ham-handed in trying to post a new one.
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 2:12:10 PM EDT
[#21]
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 6:38:37 PM EDT
[#22]
Quoted:

Credit/Identity/Document Security is incredibly poor these days and in my professional experience it is because [b]Consumers[/b] are uneducated as to how common it is and they are unaware of how to help prevent it.  
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So, give us a tutorial.  Seriously, start a new thread on credit card security or what have you.  I for one would LOVE to see it.

Pretty please?!!?


And I promise, it won't be *quite* as messy as that "show your tac gear" thread of a while back!

[:D]
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