asher63 (asher63) wrote,

Technology Query: Chip Cards

Anybody else been having difficulty with those new chip ATM / credit cards? ("New" in the USA, anyway; I've heard that some other countries have been using them for a while.)

I've had problems with purchases not going through, and, most recently, transactions showing as "failed" but still posting to my bank account. I was told that the debit is only a hold and that the charges will be reversed on the next business day, but it's still troubling.

I don't like the chip cards because they're slower and, in my experience, less reliable than the magnetic stripe. I know they're supposed to be "more secure". Your thoughts?
Tags: customer disservice, teccchnology

  • Genesis 13: Seeing the land.

    GENESIS 13: SEEING THE LAND. Abram and Lot ascend from Egypt, returning to the southern part of the Land of Israel, the Negev. Strife breaks out…

  • Genesis 12: Go forth.

    GENESIS 12: GO FORTH. The third section in the traditional annual cycle of Torah readings begins here, with G-d's summons to Avram. The early…

  • Genesis 11: From Noah to Abram.

    GENESIS 11: FROM NOAH TO ABRAM The early history of man closes with a list of the generations after Noah (or more precisely, the descendants of…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.