[mythtv-users] Schedules Direct, Google checkout and credit checks
gull at gull.us
Wed Jan 7 17:59:11 UTC 2009
On Wed, January 7, 2009 4:08 am, ryan patterson wrote:
> I agree there is no legitimate reason for a company to ask for your
> phone number when you make a purchase. And I happily express this
> opinion then ever they ask for it.
Some credit card processors use it as a fraud check -- they check whether
the number you give matches the number associated with the card. It's not
as common as using the zip or the street number but it sometimes happens.
On some occasions I've actually had companies call me to verify that I
actually placed the order.
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