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Mastercard goes TITSUP in US, UK: There are some things money can't buy – like uptime

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Re: Backups and redundancy, FFS

A single point of failure at a checkout is the card reader - irrespective of who issued the card. They appear to be hand-held devices attached by an umbilical cord. Is it not possible to plug in a spare when one fails to read cards?

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