1996-10-10 - Re: “Drift net fishing,” GAK, FBI, and NSA

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From: roy@sendai.scytale.com (Roy M. Silvernail)
To: aba@dcs.ex.ac.uk (Adam Back)
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UTC Datetime: 1996-10-10 12:43:54 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 10 Oct 1996 05:43:54 -0700 (PDT)

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From: roy@sendai.scytale.com (Roy M. Silvernail)
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 1996 05:43:54 -0700 (PDT)
To: aba@dcs.ex.ac.uk (Adam Back)
Subject: Re: "Drift net fishing," GAK, FBI, and NSA
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In list.cypherpunks, aba@dcs.ex.ac.uk writes:

> Dimitri Vulis <dlv@bwalk.dm.com> writes:
>> [...]
>> Another possibility is to issue a charge card (payable in full at
>> the end of the month, getting revenue from the annual fee), rather
>> than a credit card, so it could claim not to be subject to certain
>> Federal Reserve's regulations that have to do with credit card
>> disputes. But then it probably can't be Visa/MC and can't use their
>> clearginhouses.
> I have a VISA card which is purely a debit card.  It is accepted all
> the places any standard VISA card would be.  (UK, Lloyds bank).

I have one of those, too.  A couple of months ago, Thrifty car rental
refused to accept it to rent a car.  (the agent was pretty snotty about
it, too)  Beginning of a trend?
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