1994-07-21 - Re: Voice/Fax Checks

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From: nelson@crynwr.com (Russell Nelson)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: d85c59e6c921f6bf902a406bd7d80c049fc8258d9739a60f51d0f9b5126861f2
Message ID: <m0qQq4L-000I7UC@crynwr.com>
Reply To: <199407200937.AA255897028@relay2.geis.com>
UTC Datetime: 1994-07-21 04:42:33 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 20 Jul 94 21:42:33 PDT

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From: nelson@crynwr.com (Russell Nelson)
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 94 21:42:33 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Voice/Fax Checks
In-Reply-To: <199407200937.AA255897028@relay2.geis.com>
Message-ID: <m0qQq4L-000I7UC@crynwr.com>
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   From: j.hastings6@genie.geis.com
   Date: Wed, 20 Jul 94 09:19:00 UTC

   "Attention Businesses...Accept Personal and Business Checks Over The
   Telephone (or by fax) for Your Orders, Payments, Collections and

   Could this be useful for a digital cash bank interface?

Sure could.  Problem is that they charge something like $2 per check
they write for you.  Makes it hard to deal with small amounts.

Other problem is that people are resistant to give you their checking
account number.  Yes, it's no worse than actually sending a check, but
who ever said that people were rational?

-russ <nelson@crynwr.com>    http://www.crynwr.com/crynwr/nelson.html
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