Here’s the deal – Someone made off with the innards of a parking device which held the credit card numbers of everyone who had used the machine since April 1. I’m sure that this meter isn’t even on the Richter scale when it comes to credit card security, but whew – think of the liability. Read about It here.
Maybe its time for our manufacturers to spread the word and tell folks that there is a possibility that their equipment could be at risk. I know its an expense, but in the end, my guess is that the BC government will pay less if they had purchased new equipment than the lawsuit that will be involved when folks realize that the trip to Tahiti on their credit card wasn’t the one they took to Whistler.