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Re: Update on mail bombing threats--not so funny
From: Mike Leber <mleber () he net>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 1997 14:40:28 -0800 (PST)


On Thu, 9 Jan 1997, Allan Chong wrote:
Even despite the inevitable chargebacks, many spammers would decide that
fighting with the credit card company isn't worth it.

Uh, you have this backwards.  If you read most credit card merchant
agreements, online services have no recourse, without a physical signature
from the customer, against chargebacks for online service.  This is
because they are treated as phone orders where the presumption is in the
customers favor.

Mike.

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