QR code payments framework established by Central Bank of Nigeria

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The CBN has announced that it has created a quick response barcode based transaction standard. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently announced that it had established a QR code payments framework to be used as a standard in the country. The CBN explained that the guidelines align with its strategy for financial system safety and stability. The CBN specified that the new QR code payments framework is an important part of its overall mandate for making certain that the Nigerian financial system remain stable and safe. These guidelines are…

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Consumers should beware of utility scam QR codes, says Nevada AG

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State Attorney General Aaron Ford has warned that this type of fraud is more of a threat. Nevada’s Attorney General has issued a warning to the state’s residents to be wary of scam QR codes that appear to be from utility providers launching new types of technology. These barcodes have become commonplace amid the pandemic, and fraudsters are taking note. AG Aaron Ford’s office released a statement cautioning consumers in the state that scam QR codes have become “increasingly sophisticated”. They are becoming more difficult for the average person to…

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New legislation may bring vacancy QR codes to Baltimore

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These new municipal regulations may help hold slumlords and neglectful proprietors accountable. Under new Baltimore municipal legislation, vacancy QR codes may be required to be displayed on signs in front of the thousands of empty buildings in the city. City lawmakers are hoping that neglectful property owners will be held more accountable for wasting real estate. The goal of the vacancy QR codes is to help to make slumlords accountable for these empty buildings across the city, and to hopefully make these spaces more accessible to their neighbors. A meeting…

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QR codes from Mercedes assist emergency responders

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The first professionals to arrive on an accident scene can use these quick response codes for information. For the majority of people who recognize QR codes, they would say that they see them most frequently in product packaging and advertising, but Mercedes-Benz is working to change the image that comes to mind when they see these barcodes, as it is using them to provide emergency first responders with critical information that they can use when responding to the scene of an accident. This use of the quick response codes could…

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QR codes targeted by NSW for infringement notices

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The barcodes may be used in the future as an element that is included on penalty notifications. The New South Wales State Debt Recovery Office (NSW SDRO), the debt recovery office in the Australian State, is considering the implementation of QR codes on infringement notices that it issues, as the office works to provide customers with improved options for the creation of their penalty notifications. At the moment, the SDRO is on the market for a contractor that will be prepared to assist its customers. The contractor being sought will…

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