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Stats Canada requested banking information of 500,000 Canadians without their knowledge

Lawmakers in US Congress propose bans on cashless stores

In the UK, the Commons Treasury committee warn that move to cashless society will hit elderly and poor

Sweetgreen salad restaurant chain reverses its cashless policy

People refuse cashless stores in Philadelphia

Access to Cash Review : "Transition to cashless Society could lead to Financial Exclusion and System Vulnerability"

Cyber theft - A serious concern in cashless India

Cyberterrorism: the electronic banking system at risk

Opinion leaders

International Legal Firm raises concerns about privacy and security in a cashless society

The British Treasury Select Committee warns the elderly and those on low incomes are still reliant on cash

Cameron Bready, Global Payments CFO : "There's always going to be a role for cash in commerce around the globe."

Dr Muzaffar Syah Mallow : "Cashless society will not make our society crime free."

Central bankers fear chaos in a cashless society

We must halt the relentless march to a cashless society.

A cashless society wouldn't work in the US

Andrea Nitsche from Cash Matters, says: “Going cashless is not a choice consumers make, it’s a choice made for them by market players."




Countries

Sweden proves that the success of cashless payments carries risks

Backlash against cashless stores continue to grow in the U.S.

What will happen to the poorest in a cashless society?

In Sweden people are getting concerned about the shift towards a cashless society

In Great Britain, 95% of the population is still carrying cash.

Will you prosper in cashless Britain?








The cashless society from an ethical point of view

The debate about the move towards a cashless society has been at the center of the scene for several years, now. Various angles have been taken by economists, politicians, banking institutions and sociologists. Beyond the technicalities of the debate, lies the question of freedom, of inter-citizen solidarity and of governmental responsibility. The debate cannot remain in the hands of financial specialists, it is first and foremost an ethical, political and societal issue.

The cashless society from an ethical point of view









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The debate

What the demise of the cashless society will really mean

Is going full cashless society a threat?

Cashless backlash delays move to walletless economy

What are the pitfalls of a cash-free society ?

In a cashless society, Big Brother will always know when you buy milk

Education: how will we teach the value of money without cash?

Cashless society Vs terrorism: Are States fighting last year’s war again?

Inclusion: a cashless economy fights the poorest, not poverty

A cashless economy to root out theft and petty crime?

A cashless economy as a bulwark against fraud and tax evasion?