[LINK] RFI: Contactless Credit Cards in Oz
rw at firstpr.com.au
Wed Jan 6 15:03:46 AEDT 2010
I received a new Commonwealth Mastercard in November and was
surprised to see it has the PayPass facility - short-range
contactless RFID-like communication for transactions up to a certain
The card came with a letter to this effect, and has the word:
on the front.
I haven't used it like this - o noticed any PayPass readers in shops.
I understand they are common in the USA.
>From my brief research in November, I recall that other types of card
have different technical arrangements for doing much the same thing.
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