On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 10:06:20AM +0530, Udhay Shankar N wrote:
> Citibank in India experimented with a special case of this a few years ago 
> - "online credit cards" - basically, a credit card number valid for one use 
> only, which would be ideal for online purchasing.
> IIRC, the offering was withdrawn because there weren't enough takers.

American Express still does this, although it's difficult to find and use.

They call it "Private Payments".

                                - Adam


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