Age Gate vs. Age Verification Explained

If you’ve ever purchased alcohol, tobacco, or other age-restricted products online, you’re probably familiar with the pop-up asking if you’re of legal age to enter a website. This age gate has been an industry norm for age-restricted markets, including electronic cigarettes when they hit the U.S. market more than a decade ago. Minors could falsify […]

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BankCard USA to Exhibit AgeChecker.net at 2019 TRANSACT

TRANSACT, held April 30th to May 2nd in Las Vegas, is the largest payments technology conference in the world. As BankCard USA gears up for the big event, Vice President Scott Hardy spoke with the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) on software innovation and exhibiting our age verification software, AgeChecker.net, at TRANSACT for the first time. […]

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Preventing “Friendly Fraud” with EMV Processing

Card-present fraud used to be black and white—retail businesses didn’t have to cover the losses; the credit card issuing banks did. Since October 2015, the grounds have shifted dramatically. That’s when the EMV liability shift took place. It says that merchants who don’t use an EMV chip terminal are liable to cover fraud damages when […]

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