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A classification of Internet payment systems

For an excellent recent survey of the technologies of some of the leading payment systems see inter://trader's Digital Money Online (February 1997).

Copyright © 1996 by Holger Reif < Holger.Reif@prakinf.tu-ilmenau.de>

Using traditional means

Account-based systems

Token-based systems

Schemes not fitting in the categories above but useful for doing electronic commerce

[ TBTF for 1996-08-18 ]