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Farewell, Android Pay. We hardly tapped you

enormous c word

Contactless is the banks solution to fraud and reimbursement to victims of fraud. But not in the way you may think. The banks limit contactless to £30 to encourage you to use your card instead of cash for many-many small payments - each of which they shave off a micro-fee - the number of transactions are far too many for the typical user to be able to identify when they get their statement - so any fraud goes unnoticed or is of too little value to bother pursuing. The bank still gets their micro-fee regardless of whether its legit or fraudulent transaction.

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