Merchants: Are Your Vendors PCI Compliant?

Are Your Vendors PCI Compliant?  vendors

Visa, who has always been the strictest association regarding PCI compliance, data security, and …

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How Do Merchants Violate Visa and MasterCard Rules?

VISA and MasterCard Rules and Regulations
VISA and MasterCard Rules and Regulations

Many merchant violations of the VISA and MasterCard rules don’t even know they have …

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Card Association Response to Updated FTC Regulations

Updated FTC Regulations

In January, MasterCard made an effort to enforce new regulations and best practice guidelines pertaining to online …

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Interchange Fee Legislation – Who Will Pay the Price?

Interchange Fee Legislation interchange fee

This spring, U.S. Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT) and Bill Shuster (R-PA), introduced HR 2382, the Credit Card …

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CISP, SDP, DISC…What Security Standards Do You Follow

As a merchant, you accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.  You have learned that each card brand has its …

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Card Association Battles Around the Globe

It seems as though anytime a company gets large enough, there will always be people who feel it is unfair …

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The Evolution of Contactless Payment Technology

RFID Chip Card, Contactless Payment Technology

Contactless Payment Technology

We have seen the contactless payment technology and their functionality pop up in many stores over the …

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VISA or MasterCard – Who’s Stronger

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Visa or MasterCard ?

Most people don’t distinguish a difference between Visa and MasterCard – both are champions going head …

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Visa Inc Pushes for Mobile Technology

Visa has always been on the cusp of technology and is always looking for new and innovative ways to expand …

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Are VISA and MasterCard Going Too Far?

VISA, MasterCard and Discover Dispute

VISA, MasterCard, Discover Logo

In recent news, Discover Financial Services has been going round and round in a lawsuit …

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