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2008-07-01 15:00:16

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs, +1- 202-514-2007, TDD +1-202-514-1888 Department Was Investigating Whether Visas Rule Restricting Certain PIN Debit Transactions Adversely Affected Competition in the Debit Card Industry WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the result of a Department of Justice antitrust investigation, Visa Inc. has rescinded a rule that required merchants to treat Visa-branded debit cards differently when...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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