Card transactions by proxy

Florian Weimer fw at
Sat Apr 2 20:58:15 BST 2011

* Mark Cottle:

> I've been asked for my thoughts on what seems to be a slightly odd 
> proposal for card transactions. I wonder if anyone here can put me 
> straight on the legal and technical positions.

Is this about credit cards?

It is my understanding that a very similar thing happens when you do
some business transaction over the phone (like booking a hotel).  The
call center agent typically enters your credit card details into a web
application on your behalf.

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