1994-08-08 - RE: CreditCard info

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From: Mike Markley <mmarkley@microsoft.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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Message ID: <9408081538.AA06789@netmail2.microsoft.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1994-08-08 15:37:50 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 8 Aug 94 08:37:50 PDT

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From: Mike Markley <mmarkley@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 94 08:37:50 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: RE: CreditCard info
Message-ID: <9408081538.AA06789@netmail2.microsoft.com>
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Garth Brown writes:
| From: Garth Brown (Semaphore Software) <v-garthb>
| To:  <cypherpunks@toad.com>;  <owner-cypherpunks@toad.com>
| Subject: RE: CreditCard info
| Date: Sunday, August 07, 1994 5:41PM
| It's my understanding that it's technically illegal for anyone to require
| your SSN for anything if they are not using it for SS related purposes.
| I had heard that congress passed a law when SSNs were issued to this
| effect.
| Am I hallucinating, or has someone else heard this too?!

I have heard this also. On a related note it is also no longer legal to 
require credit cards for identification when writing a check.



Mike Markley <mmarkley@microsoft.com>

I'm not a Microsoft spokesperson. All opinions expressed here are mine.