YNOT took a detailed look into content the major credit card brands deem acceptable (or not) for sites taking online payments, and how merchants often must balance free expression with the necessity of getting paid for their work. Segpay CEO Cathy Beardsley was interviewed for the piece and provided insight from the payment processor’s point of view:
The card brands’ compliance programs are designed to protect their brands from legal and reputational risk. They do not want to be associated with illegal or what they consider to be brand-damaging activities.
See more of what Cathy had to say in this very informative article on YNOTCAM.com.