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Why do credit card forms ask for Visa, MasterCard, etc.?

You can tell if it's a Visa or MasterCard based on the number it starts with, i.e. 4 for Visa, 5 for MasterCard. Why do most billing forms request the type of card? It's not a barrier for bots (to ...
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Why do so many credit card forms ask for the expiry date using select boxes?

Why do so many credit card forms ask for the expiry date using select boxes? I'm busy building yet another credit card form for a website, and it occurred to me that quite a lot of sites ask for the ...
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Billing Form: Credit Card details first or last?

Background Info: I am designing a new credit card form for my company and I am happy with the result. In the design I had the credit card details first because users can choose between CC and Paypal ...