[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
away.​​


> 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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