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    Australian parliament calls for contactless opt-in

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    An Australian parliamentary committee is recommending that financial institutions give customers the option to disable contactless payment features. “The committee recommends that financial institutions create an ‘opt in’ function that requires customers to consent to contactless payment technology features being activated on their cards,” the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement writes. The recommendation is one of 14 put forward as part of the committee’s inquiry into financial related crime.

    Filed by Email Rian Boden Published • Last updated 7 September 2015, 14:19

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