Originally Posted by humble_pie
The US brokers cannot open accounts for Canadians unless they are registered ($$$$) with our regulators. And we know each province has its own regulatory body.
The typical account opening disclaimer will be something like this...
"We cannot open accounts for the residents of Cuba, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Somalia,... and Canada."
While that is good to know, the NY Times blog says that RSA is just a vulnerable to malware or a regular password. It is a 2009 article so hopefully a fix has been developed by RSA, in addition to finding a way for Anti-Malware software to protect against it.
Originally Posted by ddkay
TOS switched to something else after the leak. But the scheme is to protect against keyloggers mainly. Hey, if they broke the RSA encryption, I worry even less, because I know it's not me who will be liable to reimburse my loss.
You know how US politicians protect themselves against Chinese data theft when they visit China? That's what I have to do now with all my Canadian online broker.
Then again, I am just paranoid. But big brother DO eavesdrop on your phone conversations. A concept that was still incredulous 10 years ago.
Originally Posted by Mockingbird
That was the hint I needed to how to open a US account.