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I-D ACTION:draft-eastlake-card-map-08.txt

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	Title		: ISO 7812/7816 Numbers and the Domain Name System (DNS)
	Author(s)	: D. Eastlake
	Filename	: draft-eastlake-card-map-08.txt
	Pages		: 15
	Date		: 15-Feb-01
There are a variety of servers, web pages, and the like, which
holders of ISO 7812 financial transaction identification card (i.e.,
credit/debit card) numbers and ISO 7816 smart card or related numbers
may need to locate on the Internet. For example, some systems assume
a smart card holder can contact the issuer of a smart card
application for maintenance and update functions and the payment
protocols may assume that a card holder can locate the appropriate
certification authority to obtain a card holder certificate. This
document specifies a method using the DNS as an important element in
locating card related facilities on the Internet by mapping ISO 7812
and ISO 7816 number systems into domain names.

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