Rose's client is not alone in his difficulties with sharing a credit card account.
Rose says lawsuits involving authorized users and joint account holders are common.
But ASU is introducing a twist: a path toward credit.
To qualify, students can pay a fee to verify their identity using a webcam and an official photo identification card. Anant Agarwal, center, president of the online education program ed X, speaks with content engineer Sarina Canelake, left, at the organization's offices near the MIT campus.
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There's also an Android application for getting fake card numbers called Card Gen, available for free in the Play Store.
Now, to be completely clear, these numbers cannot be used to purchase any item. The credit card number generator uses a system based off of the Luhn Algorithm, which has been used to validate numbers for decades.
You can learn more about the algorithm on their webpage, or check out the Null Byte guide on how credit card algorithms work.
That is one of the groundbreaking ideas behind an Arizona State University plan, announced Wednesday, to offer a freshman curriculum online through the nonprofit Web site called ed X.
The Global Freshman Academy, as ASU calls it, is the latest in a head-spinning series of technological innovations for higher education since the emergence of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, in 20.