[Openid-specs-fapi] W3C's New Payment Project: Secure Remote Commerce

Anders Rundgren anders.rundgren.net at gmail.com
Fri Apr 12 05:47:43 UTC 2019

On 2019-04-12 00:11, nat at sakimura.org wrote:
> Interestingly, SRC came up in another meeting today.
> I will have to do some study on it.

Since phones have become the wallet of choice even for Web/Remote commerce it is hard to see what EMCCo possibly could contribute to in this space.

This however, is quite significant:

A bit sad but challenging Google is essentially futile.


> On Apr 11, 2019, 2:54 PM +0900, Anders Rundgren via Openid-specs-fapi <openid-specs-fapi at lists.openid.net>, wrote:
>> Maybe of interest to you payment standards gurus :-)
>> Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) is a new proprietary and copy-protected payment solution:
>> https://www.emvco.com/emv-technologies/src/
>> Many questions, few answers and no specifications doesn't bode well for this effort:
>> https://www.w3.org/2019/04/02-wpwg-minutes.html
>> IMHO, W3C shouldn't "support" SRC but rather try to figure out which bits and pieces of Web technology that *may* be missing and if this technology:
>> - Is viable (implementable, doesn't open new security holes, etc, etc)
>> - Has other use cases including schemes competing with SRC
>> The market may very well reject SRC for local solutions like iDEAL in the Netherlands.
>> The W3C PaymentRequest API is good thing though; I plan to use it myself in "Saturn".
>> Anders
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