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Met police commissioner: Fraud victims should not be refunded by banks

Paul Crawford Silver badge

Indeed, can you imagine the first court case when a suitably clued-up litigant gets the judge's approval for a full and public audit of the banks systems. You know, including those banks still on XP and IE6 because they have internal stuff that demands it?

And the same for Government offices who request you pay on-line to them, will they want to be held to the same standard of public auditing?

You can be damn sure the banks have considered the cost of liability and the cost of mitigating it (and loss of business if folk just stop using on-line payments, etc) and have come to the conclusion the current arrangement is the least-worst option.

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