The Motley Fool UK: Chip and Pin

The Motley Fool UK: Money Comment 16/09/2004: “I could probably have bopped her on the head with a tin of baked beans, snatched her handbag and then hugely enjoyed myself with a spending spree using her card”

Yes, but the card issuer would have been able to claim that she failed to protect her PIN, so they’re not liable for the costs – that’s the advantage.