TT 2002 Activation (remember from the past)

Discussion in 'Quicken' started by Stuart Barkley, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. Do people not remember the past? See below from the archives...

    Turbo Tax activation in 2003 (for tax year 2002) caused a huge uproar
    and after 5 months Intuit backed down and announced they would reverse
    this policy. They even released generic activation keys which are
    still asked for periodically on the community support pages.

    However, I do note that Tom Allanson who wrote "We are absolutely
    committed to listening and learning from our customers" didn't remain
    at Intuit all that long after writing the email.

    The Quicken user base needs to stand up to Intuit and tell them that
    the Intuit ID is not acceptable without better documentation of it's
    use and purpose. I was rather surprised it did not happen when this
    started with Q2014 (it must be the dulling of people minds due to the

    Stuart Barkley (hater of Intuit ID)

    [other rants pending, but I'll keep them in the existing thread]
    Stuart Barkley, Oct 21, 2014
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  2. Stuart Barkley

    Andrew Guest

    Not sure what the fuss is's been a long time since I
    registered my Intuit ID, but I just checked my records and all I see is
    that it is an ID tied to my email id. If you don't want to give them
    your 'real' email ID, why not just create a junk Yahoo ID or gmail ID
    and leave it at that? I don't see what personal information you'd be
    giving up at that point.

    What am I missing that concerns you?
    Andrew, Oct 21, 2014
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