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Farewell, Android Pay. We hardly tapped you

PaymentGuy

Nonsense! The £30 limit is there because there's no cardholder verification (PIN) below that point; this is why it can go higher than £30 on mobile. It is perfectly possible (and is the case in many places around the world) to do low-value contact transactions without PIN or other verification.

And if it's a fraudulent transaction, the interchange the issuer gets is by far outweighed by the fees involved in processing chargebacks and refunds.

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