[mythtv-users] Schedules Direct, Google checkout and credit checks

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Jan 6 14:50:35 UTC 2009

On 01/06/2009 06:01 AM, lanas wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I was just about to subscribe for a year to Schedules Direct when I
> started to read the terms of utilization of the Google Checkout thing
> that Schedules Direct is using.  In which terms we find that Google
> can run periodically credit checks on the user to verify if the user
> can still use their service.
>   I don't think that Amazon runs credit checks on their customers.  I
> don't think that any other store does.  Hell, I'm not borrowing money,
> this is buying something.  Either the credit card works or does not.
> Either I pay my credit card bill or I don't.  This is my problem, not
> theirs. I think they're getting too far by allowing to run credit
> checks in their terms of use.
>   So, is there any alternative to Schedules Direct that would have a
> more customer-friendly approach to paying ?

Paypal is also an option.

See "Why are you using PayPal?" and "I can't/won't get a Paypal account. 
Can I send you a check?" at http://www.schedulesdirect.org/faq


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