Re: Payment Method Spec for Card Issuer Tokens

On 15 September 2016 at 02:31, Manu Sporny <>

> On 09/14/2016 06:22 PM, Adrian Hope-Bailie wrote:
> > Basic card will be fulfilled by browsers
> Can you elaborate on this point, Adrian?
> Are you saying that /only browsers/ will be able to offer basic card
> details? Or are you saying that most people may choose to store this
> information w/ the browser.
> I hope it's not the former.

This was a point made by the company I was speaking to. Their hypothesis is
that its unlikely that the majority of users will use third party apps for
basic card.

This is not a statement of intent to prevent anything but a hypothesis on
how this will play out.

> To give an example of how this ecosystem could play out: Browsers
> already give you the option of storing your passwords. Still, LastPass
> has a thriving business. I'd expect the same for Basic Card, and I
> especially hope that we're not saying that our expectation is that a
> number of us creating "payment wallets" are going to be prevented from
> playing in this space.
> Wrt. tokenization, I agree and that would be great to have a
> tokenization spec.
> -- manu
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