[mythtv-users] Alternatives to Supporting schedulesdirect.org

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Wed Aug 8 16:31:19 UTC 2007

On Aug 8, 2007, at 9:19 AM, Braindead wrote:
> Indeed it is, and as far as I know any fraud that happens has been  
> largely ignored so there's no pressure to fix it.  One system I  
> worked on (consulting for a large Southern California utility)  
> transferred roughly $6million per day.. It took me 3 weeks to get  
> $3000 out of them for a decent backup and failure setup....   
> There's just no financial incentive to improve the security.

I suspect that's because of where the liability is.  With credit  
cards , by law the liability falls on the merchant and the issuing  
bank, so they have strong incentives to prevent fraud.  Consumer  
protections are not nearly as strong when it comes to ACH debits.

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