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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Garrison, MD) Visa and MasterCard noted among credit companies using laser-produced holograms as means of preventing counterfeiting. [Counterfeiter Don. SANDERS - notes merchants' lack of concern.] [Data Card Corporation chairperson D.J. EKBERG - thinks hologram only slows down counterfeiters.] MasterCard International's use of computer chip built into card examined. [MasterCard International president Russell HOGG - hopes for improved sec.] Criticism of such "smart cards" outlined. [Lawrence LINDEN - thinks it's a solution looking for a problem.] (Local weather bulletin on screen, 5:56:00-5:57:00) [SANDERS - doesn't believe counterfeiters will be stopped by smart cards.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

Potter, Ned;
Rather, Dan

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