1996-12-24 - Re: Legality of requiring credit cards?

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From: Adam Shostack <adam@homeport.org>
To: grafolog@netcom.com (jonathon)
Message Hash: b75250124329b6ffd81398defc59662fac61c70d14fd987f72962d2a847a137e
Message ID: <199612241223.HAA14556@homeport.org>
Reply To: <Pine.SUN.3.95.961224080613.9113C-100000@netcom12>
UTC Datetime: 1996-12-24 12:28:13 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 24 Dec 1996 04:28:13 -0800 (PST)

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From: Adam Shostack <adam@homeport.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Dec 1996 04:28:13 -0800 (PST)
To: grafolog@netcom.com (jonathon)
Subject: Re: Legality of requiring credit cards?
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SUN.3.95.961224080613.9113C-100000@netcom12>
Message-ID: <199612241223.HAA14556@homeport.org>
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jonathon wrote:
| On Mon, 23 Dec 1996, Steve Schear wrote:
| > If you want hassle-free shopping use legal tender (except for rentals>
| 	Not always true.
| 	Go shopping with a wad of $100.00 bills.   Most stores don't
| 	accept them, regardless of the amount of purchase, without
| 	additional ID.   

	Did they require statist ID?  (Speaking of which, is a state
university student ID considered 'government issued?'  How about a
faculty or staff ID card?)

"Never had a problem paying with hundreds either.  Maybe its my 'You
will need to get your manager' attitude."

"It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once."