Posted on July 6th, 2009 No comments
A First: PCI Compliance Mandated for State’s MerchantsShould individual states mandate that businesses comply with the Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)? The answer is “yes,” according to Nevada, which has passed a new law that, as of next year, requires businesses to comply with PCI when collecting or transmitting payment card information. As states rush to adopt or strengthen privacy legislation, Nevada’s move is seen by some observers as a potential “game-changer.” But they question whether states should be in the business of mandating compliance with an industry standard.
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Is Nevada’s New Privacy Law a ‘Game-Changer?’