Major Card Networks Will Stop Requiring Credit Card Signatures in the U.S.

Major Card Networks Will Stop Requiring Credit Card Signatures in the U.S.

Credit card networks are finally ready to concede what has been obvious to shoppers and merchants for years: Signatures are not a useful way to prove someone’s identity. Later this month, four of the largest networks — American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa — will stop requiring them to complete card transactions. The signature, a…