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Massachusetts is the second state to ban stores from asking for zip codes when customers check out. It is ruled to be "personal information" that invades privacy in the name of marketing, with the exception of those five digits being asked for security when using certain cards (AmEx) or venues (gas stations). If you love getting mail, then keep on keepin' on with that zip code. [Racked National]