Reply to post: Secure transactions, insecure meta ?

US consumer watchdog starts sniffing around tech giants' use of your spending data


Secure transactions, insecure meta ?

From encryption to tokenization, we devote enormous resources to keeping digital transactions secure

Well that make a nice sound bite if it wasn't such obvious deflection. If you were busy losing my credit/debit card data we'd be having a much different conversation.

As the question is "Who gets to see the meta data of that transaction, eg What my IP was, what bank/credit card provider I use, how much I'm spending each month, what categories of things am I spending money on, am I buying things through the same handful of websites or is my purchase pattern more fluid?", then the response saying that the transaction is secure has no relevance.

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