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Q: One-time-use credit card numbers ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: One-time-use credit card numbers
Category: Business and Money > eCommerce
Asked by: sampai1-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 24 Oct 2006 14:33 PDT
Expires: 23 Nov 2006 13:33 PST
Question ID: 776501
A few years ago, some credit cards would let you generate numbers for
one-time use at online sites. Are any credit card providers still
doing that?

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 24 Oct 2006 14:37 PDT
Is this the kind of service you have in mind?

"Secure online account numbers are a free shopping tool that
substitutes a secure number for your real Account number. Feel
confident your real Account number is never given to merchants."

Clarification of Question by sampai1-ga on 24 Oct 2006 16:46 PDT
Yes, that is the kind of service I have in mind. I have heard that
Paypal may offer something similar. Is there a list of these services?

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 24 Oct 2006 16:55 PDT
I'm not aware of a current list. Some of these services (such as the
one formerly operated by American Express) have been discontinued.

Citibank's "Virtual Account Numbers" may be of interest to you:

Here's some info on PayPal's "Virtual Debit Card":
There is no answer at this time.

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