|Re: Touch Tone Grocery Shopping - Promise Never Realized?|
Sun, 06 Aug 2006 21:20:14 -0500
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firstname.lastname@example.org (Robert Bonomi) wrote:
>> In message <email@example.com> DLR
>>> To be clear. I wasn't referring to being asked to deliver groceries in
>> But none of that really applies to an internet based order that
>> Grocery delivery is basically immune from internet drive fraud, no?
> No. <grin>
> There are some kinds of fraud that rely on the Internet for execution.
> There are other kinds of fraud that can be carried out via many means,
Sure, but that's my point -- If a grocery store is offering delivery
> How do you insure that the delivery address is the party that really
> You get there and find out 'nobody ordered anything'.
> You're out the 'costs' of the delivery trip.
Sure, but that's a possibility for any delivery-based service, not an
> How do you insure that the check you're given is not drawn on a
How does the supermarket ensure against this at the store? Again, no
> There are thugs waiting for the driver to show up so they can rob
While possible, it's just as simple to walk into a grocery store, put
Sure, a bunch of employees might decide to be heros, but the same
And again, not an internet threat, as much as a delivery threat in
I guess we'll be going down together, I mean getting off together,
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