Subject: Re: B&H is sharing your data! Sharing your DATA!!!
On Dec 7, 2017, Bill W wrote
> On Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:15:13 -0500, nospam<firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > In article<email@example.com>, Bill W
> ><firstname.lastname@example.org> 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. 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
> > 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
I believe that if you actually looked you would find that they are further
along than you thought. You have several Trader Joe’s in Las Vegas and they
use Apple Pay. I just got home from doing my pre-weekend resupply shopping,
and one of the stops was our local Trader Joe’s where I paid $62 via Apple
Pay using my iPhone.