On The Webnbsp;
Disruptive Competition Project - "The European Banking Authority (EBA)’s new security standards for online payments are now being reviewed by the European Commission. They are soon to be finalised. Having listened to feedback, the proposals are now much better than they were. But the potential for some surreal outcomes remains. The current proposals mean that when paying for something online (flight ticket, groceries, new dress) whether or not you need to follow extensive security procedures would not be based on your behaviour, or the track record of the shop you are buying from in detecting fraud. The fraud record of the purchaser’s bank is what would count."
“Boxed out of mainstream crowdfunding sites, hate groups have taken a new tack: They’re building their own financing platforms. Big-name internet companies moved quickly to boot neo-Nazis after violent clashes between white nationalists and protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia left three dead in August. Crowdfunding platforms, like Patreon and GoFundMe, shuttered fundraisers for far-right causes, while Apple Pay and PayPal cut off […]
On The Wiresnbsp;
"Discover announced today the launch of messaging, a customer service option that allows customers to communicate with Discover’s customer service agents without having to stop and restart numerous interactions. The new feature, which will be rolled out in phases, enables customers to message Discover’s customer service representatives via the Discover mobile app."