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Is going full cashless society a threat?





Is going full cashless society a threat?
Despite inquests spurred by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, many of us have pretty much accepted Facebook eavesdropping on us as part of life. However, e-wallets expose us on a whole new level. Setting up an e-wallet requires identity proof which involves submission of identity cards or passports. The removal of anonymity allows every online activity to be traced back to a person.

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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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