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NRF welcomes legislation about who processes credit card transactions

The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed legislation introduced that would let retailers decide who processes credit card transactions, saying it would end practices that block competition in the payments industry and drive up costs for... more »

Data privacy legislation fails to provide effective uniform national standard

The National Retail Federation called on the House to move cautiously on federal privacy legislation, saying a measure approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee fails to establish a single national standard for U.S. data... more »

What Do Copyright Laws Protect?

The world of intellectual property is vast. Most people have heard of trademarks, copyrights, and patents, but the details are kind of fuzzy. And many folks lump all of those protections together. So, let’s clarify... more »

NRF urges cancellation of credit card swipe fees

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is urging Visa and Mastercard to cancel credit card swipe fee increases scheduled to take effect this month, citing a letter from both Republican and Democratic members of Congress saying... more »

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