What some of us do know is that we've had personal, direct experience with stolen cards and banks that honor and protect their customers and their money.
There are many ways to be safe, and unsafe when dealing with money whether it's cash, credit, or debit.
This particular thread has nothing to do with fraud or theft on that level.
This thread is a conspiracy thread about government/banking/corporate tracking of private purchases and how they might use that information for nefarious ends.
If you'd like to start a new thread about theft and fraud protection of personal assets that might be a valuable thing to have around here.