Jonathan (jon3) wrote,

Technology done right - by a BANK no less

I'm surprised nobody has noticed this before me. Maybe they did, and they just didn't think to mention it, but one of the new features of my citibank creditcard is Virtual Account Numbers.

Basically, when you want to order from that semi-shady looking site on the net, you can generate a fresh one time virtual account number, thereby making sure you don't actually have to hand out your real account number when in doubt.

Pretty cool idea, innit?

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