Crazy_Fool - 2:01 am on Dec 21, 2002 (gmt 0) that's how it's intended to work .....
>>I apologise if im missing the point, but isnt it that the
>>card number will go to the merchant and the PIN will go
>>to third party?
but what's to stop john doe adding a PIN field to his payment form on his SSL based site? nothing. john doe shouldn't do it, but he will.
PIN numbers will end up being collected and stored on insecure sites and servers, just as credit card details are now.
that's how it's intended to work .....