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: Update and Primer for EMV (chip-and-PIN) Credit Cards

07-17-2012, 09:41 AM
This took a long time to compile, so I hope it's helpful.

[/URL] Smarter Credit Cards Coming Soon: An EMV Primer (http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/2012/07/smarter-credit-cards-coming-soon-an-emv-primer/)

By Jonathan Spira
As cash becomes passé, new secure chip cards are taking its place and lowering credit card fraud. Here’s what you need to know.

If you’ve ever tried to pay for fuel at a closed filling station or transit an unmanned toll booth in Europe and found that your credit card would not work, you are not alone – but you are probably a U.S. resident with a U.S.-issued credit card that …
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X3 Skier
07-17-2012, 11:32 AM
Glad to see the USA is finally getting with the program. I recently got the Chip and sign BA card for use in Europe. Just wish it was a Chip and PIN for those automated stations.