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Mark Horwedel, MAG CEO, Article in The Hill publication "Card industry failed consumers and merchants with move to EMV"

The card industry’s defense of its lack luster U.S. EMV roadmap continues with another article from the card industry’s mouthpiece about the transition to chip cards. In a surprise to few, it’s a continuation of the same rubbish and finger pointing at merchants we’ve come to expect.

The chip cards millions of Americans have received often come with an informational brochure telling them how their security is the card issuers’ “number one priority.” But that’s not entirely true. And it’s apparent, considering they keep delivering the same disproven lines in an attempt to trick us into believing they are providing U.S. cardholders with state of the art protection from fraud.

Read the full article: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/technology/272095-card-industry-failed-consumers-and-merchants-with-move-to-emv