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    South Korea plans contactless authentication

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    The South Korean government is set to approve a service that will enable consumers to authenticate mobile payments by tapping a contactless card on the back of their NFC phone. “Last week, the government notified the relevant firms,” Yonhap News Agency reports. During this initial stage “only users who have credit cards issued by South Korean firms can access the new authentication system. Commercial service is expected to begin late this year.”

    Filed by Email Rian Boden Published • Last updated 7 September 2016, 16:55

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