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Re: Collection of personal info
> Nor was I suggesting a legal solution (I know your comment
> was triggered by Rob's request for legal recourse) but instead
> suggesting that things are farther along than some people realize.
Nor do I support additional rules/laws or regulations.. but if there are
existing ones to screw with, use 'em..
Recently I had a bill turned over to collections from, of all places, the
daycare we used to take our kids too.. we owe them about $1300 in their
estimation. The reason we have not paid is due to 11 days of lost work
due to head lice that they provided to my kids, plus they stopped serving
breakfast which was in the contract we signed when enrolling the kids there..
I was notified by the collection co. about this submittal (now $1500 for
some reason..) and by law, I can dispute this in writing, thus slowing
the wheels of the collection monster horribly. I did so.. and for the
last 4 months, they have been trying to prove I owe money.. I was asking
if such a system exist for the release of your credit info.. and it
appears that there is no safety mechanism in that monster. Rather than
cry out for more laws to be twisted against us later, I agree that
letting it happen, and using cash instead of credit, is the smart answer
Someone care to point me at e-cash info? sounds interesting.. remember,
I am new to the crypto scene and still think PGP is neato ;)