Card transactions by proxy

Roland Perry lists at
Sat Oct 22 08:41:41 BST 2011

In article <1319232052.17219.YahooMailNeo at>, 
Kristen Eisenberg <kristen.eisenberg at> writes
>> 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

The term used in the industry is "Cardholder not present".
Roland Perry

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