New UK online purchase checks from September


From September UK (and EU?) Bank cards will be subject to 2 factor authorisation (eg. code by SMS, or via banking app) for all online purchases.

Will (1) Curve be using this extra security level?; (2) using Curve for online purchases require extra authentication with the underlying card issuer?; (3) since I’ve yet to come across a UK card issuer which takes any notice of the merchant code passed by Curve, will using Curve in stores potentially end up requiring extra authentication from the underlying card issuer?

Or has Curve got a cunning plan to get around this?