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PIN entry is not a numbers game: The unpredictability factor in AusPayNet’s ‘Guidelines for Accessibility in PIN Entry on Touchscreen Terminals’

On 3 December 2019, Coinciding with International Day of People with Disability, Australian Payments Network (AusPayNet), the self-regulatory body for Australian payments, released Guidelines for Accessibility in PIN Entry on Touchscreen Terminals, which can be viewed here. The AusPayNet media release issued on this occasion proclaims the guidelines are designed to make it easier for people living…

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