Additionally criminals who fraudulently use check cards for telephone and online transactions do not have to give a personal identification number (PIN) or signature to the merchant on the phone or online.The charges are simply deducted directly from your checking or savings accounts.Also see Why I’m weird about privacy and faking out address and credit card forms. I buy them in person at a Simon mall, and overall, I’m pretty happy with them. Hank Taggart agrees with me in his book How to Purchase Anonymously on the Internet, on both the details and the conclusion to use Simon. On the plus side, you can buy them with cash and without providing any identifying information whatsoever.If you’ve known me for any length of time, you know that I’m a privacy freak. I’ve frozen my credit report with all three agencies. The worst part, though, is that I don’t use a credit card.
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