When it comes to detecting and preventing fraud, electronic payments are far safer and more secure than cash. Yet, as a County Commissioner in Yellowstone County, Montana, I can tell you that criminals are highly adaptive and will work to find new ways to perpetrate fraud and abuse. Fortunately, electronic payment networks like MasterCard are …
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Last week, JoAnn Stonier, MasterCard’s Global Privacy & Data Protection Officer, presented at an event commemorating Data Privacy Day alongside a panel of industry experts at the George Washington University Law School. One comment that really hit home for me came from the keynote speaker, Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill, who very astutely reminded us …
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As Congress reconvenes in 2012, I sat down to reflect on the most significant public policy developments of 2011 – including the impact of interchange regulation on American consumers – and the exciting new innovation happening here at MasterCard. The fallout from the Durbin Amendment last year in the U.S. reminds us that price control …
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Waterloo, Belgium – 11 January 2012 – MasterCard, a leading payments innovator in Europe, supports the European Commission’s (EC) goal to expand electronic payments to help European businesses grow and consumers to shop easily and safely online, in-store and via their mobile device. “The payments industry is dynamic and competitive and we support public dialogue …
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Happy New Year!  Working in communications for MasterCard in Europe means I have the pleasure of talking about all the great innovations we are creating for European cardholders and merchants that help make payments safe, simple and smart.  In fact, while on vacation in the UK and France, it was great to be able to …
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