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In article<igcj2d5m8jo0d73jvihn2t8ljeliiiqfr0@4ax.com>, Bill W<nothing@nowhere.com> wrote:

> >> >> As someone who has had the same card compromised 4 times in the last
> >> >> couple of years, I wish everyone would use it. It's tiresome updating
> >> >> the info for the replacement cards when it's the same account after
> >> >> all. 
> >> >
> >> >it's more tiresome dealing with a compromised card.
> >> >
> >> >start using apple pay, and you'll only need to worry about inside leaks.
> >> 
> >> I'm sure it's the same with Android Pay,
> >
> >close, but not quite. android pay is slightly less secure than apple
> >pay.
> 
> But more secure than handing it to the kid at the drive-through window
> at Jack in the Box.

or the underpaid waitstaff.

> I do have to give the CC companies some credit,
> though: they have some pretty good algorithms for flagging sales. They
> picked up on sales that seemed perfectly innocuous to even me, and
> there have been no false positives at all, even for very large
> charges. 

buy gas twice in the same day. they love that one.

> >with both, the merchant doesn't get your actual card number, so even if
> >their systems are hacked, your card won't be.
> >
> >> but far too few places use it
> >> around here. It's ridiculous. I can't even threaten to take my
> >> business elsewhere because elsewhere doesn't have it either. 
> >
> >around here, it's nearly everywhere, with restaurants being the big
> >exception (mostly a cultural issue, not a technical one). some places
> >say they don't support it, but they do.
> 
> Yep, big city living. You'd think Las Vegas would be a little further
> along. 

they're more further along than you might think. i see a shitload of
places w/contactless.