Legislation has been passed that will finally give a regulator the power to crack down on companies slugging consumers with surcharges 1,000 per cent above the cost of processing credit card payments.
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Credit card companies often strip your details from their records and then share it with third parties, claiming that it's anonymised. But a new study from MIT reveals that analysis of just four purchases made on your card can identify you with more than 90 per cent accuracy, even when your details are removed.
Foursquare and American Express supposedly inked a deal that offers discounts to Amex card holders in stores like Sports Authority and NYC restaurants like the Union Square Cafe. This is just an early trial and limited in scope, but the discounts are impressive. I'm not a big Foursquare user but I would use it more if got a $US20 credit each time I spent $US50 at Sports Authority.