Tired of annoying "pre-approved" credit card offers? I sure am. According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) of 1970 as amended in 1996, the four major credit bureaus have the right to sell your information to companies that want to offer you a credit card. Fortunately, the amendment also stipulated that credit bureaus must provide a way for consumers to have their names excluded from pre-approval lists. If you're a United States citizen sick of getting pre-screened credit card offers, this article will show you how to avoid receiving them.
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Phil Haack (aka @haacked on Twitter) attempts to infuse technology and
software development with humor and a pragmatic eye... Attempts.
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The author of this blog is a megalomaniacal software developer with delusions of... well, uh, just delusions.
I’m also on Twitter as @haacked
I work at GitHub and live in a constant state of paradox. This sentence is not true. I like flux. I recently worked at Microsoft helping to bring open source ideals into the product teams. I shipped several projects under an open source license, including one product that accepted external contributions. I still work on that project, NuGet, in my spare time.
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