[BangPypers] [X-post] Registrations are open

Bibhas Ch Debnath me at bibhas.in
Wed Jun 5 10:35:49 CEST 2013

On 5 June 2013 13:53, स्वक्ष <svaksha at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 6/5/13, Vinayak Hegde <vinayakh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 1:34 PM, Bibhas Ch Debnath <me at bibhas.in> wrote:
> >
> >> Just check the EBS integration guide, they require the merchant to send
> >> the
> >> billing address of the customer. They require merchant to collect it so
> >> that they don't have to. I don't think DoAttend can do anything in this
> >> case.
> In that case, the transaction should have failed when the registrant
> provides a fake address - it DID NOT. That only means one thing - both
> DoAttend and ebs.in (their payment gateway provider) DONT have any
> access to your bank details.

No it doesn't mean that. It means that they are not validating it right

> At best, they are fraudulently collecting
> important private details <-- For what? Remember, they already have
> your name, email id, phone number, bank address and the most important
> Credit card details along with the CCV number and the expiry details.
> All this information with a third-party vendor should make you nervous
> about online fraud.

I'm not saying that there isn't any gap. I'm saying here are the reasons
they can show you. Let's wait for their response and see what they say.

> > Fine. But if you debit my account, why I can't I get the tickets
> > immediately ? Why put me on hold and ask me to send/reply emails to
> > doattend. At best it is bad UX at worst it is malicious.
> I agree with the "malicious" bit - Not giving me what I paid for AFTER
> you have been paid by my bank definitely falls under that category.
> Their intent is suspect.
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