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Meters may break credit cards' rules

Visa, MasterCard don't allow minimum purchase limits

New parking meter on Newbury St. is revealed from covering, Wednesday, October 12, 2006.
New parking meter on Newbury St. is revealed from covering, Wednesday, October 12, 2006. (Evan Richman/Globe Staff Photo) Evan Richman/Globe Staff Photo
By Bruce Mohl
Globe Staff / November 21, 2006

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Boston's new high-tech parking meters may be running afoul of Visa and MasterCard rules that prohibit vendors from imposing minimum purchase requirements on their customers. (Full article: 549 words)

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