How safe is this site?

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  1. gifi4
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    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

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    How safe is Amazon.com ??
    I want to get something off there but I don't know whether it will be safe or not.3

    Safe as in: I won't lose money, I won't get a hacked credit card.
     
  2. Hadrian

    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    So safe you can go in unprotected.
     
  3. Nobunaga

    Nobunaga Empty

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    yep it s safe you can trust this site
     
  4. Strider

    Strider Next to the mainstream

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    Define safe.
     
  5. gifi4
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    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

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    safe: I won't lose money, I won't get a hacked credit card
     
  6. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 4

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    Definitely safe. If it was any more safe you would need to contact one of the staff offline to get an MD5 code to input on a secure connection to a super strong firewalled server to get as much as the favicon.
     
  7. Infinite Zero

    Infinite Zero Almost!

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    It's safe [​IMG], why do you think it's not? [​IMG]
     
  8. gifi4
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    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

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    What currency is the money in so I can see the price in AUD?
     
  9. Strider

    Strider Next to the mainstream

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    No, you won't, and transmission of payment details is ssl encrypted so nobody can intercept your data. However, of course as with all credit cards it's your obligation to control transactions.
     
  10. Hadrian

    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    Its the American site. I thought there was gonna be an Aussie one of these but there isn't.
     
  11. princeEyeless

    princeEyeless GBAtemp Regular

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    *******
    its absolutely safe!!^^
     
  12. VashTS

    VashTS Beat it, son

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    its actually the biggest scam on the internet, just no one has found out yet.


    they are going to rob everyone who has used amazon at a certain point in time.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  13. Thoob

    Thoob LOLmonade.

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    Wait... is this a joke? [​IMG]
     
  14. ZeWarrior

    ZeWarrior TheWarrior

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    It's safe, as long as you're buying something that actually ships from Amazon.com, a lot of resellers use Amazon to sell their things.
     
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