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Apple Pay touted as safer than credit cards in three new ads

Apple today shared three new ads highlighting the security advantages of Apple Pay on the iPhone over physical credit cards.

The short ads point out that physical credit cards can be stolen, used by anyone, and leave your card number exposed to other people. The message behind the ads is that all of these security risks of using credit cards can be avoided by using Apple Pay.

Apple shared the videos on its UK YouTube channel – the videos have not yet been uploaded in the US or other countries.

Apple Pay is at the center of a new class action lawsuit filed against Apple in California this week. The complaint alleges that Apple violates US antitrust law by preventing rivals from accessing NFC technology on the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, thereby preventing the availability of competing payment services on its devices.

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