Now, if you live in CA, you know this practice is illegal in CA. All internet merchants like Amazon.com must renew expired gift certificates for those living in CA, and credits in your Amazon account can`t disappear.
For a quick review of the practices by state, check out this link:
Fact Sheet on State Gift Card Protection Laws
Just good info to think about if you do sales across state lines and offer any kind of prepaid services or gift certificates.
Now I have to figure out what I`m going to do to fight this.