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Mass surveillance in a cashless economy: freedom & privacy at risk - 06/01/2018

In the recent years of the struggle against cash, proponents of a cashless society, usually associated with absolute state control, have argued that a world without cash would be a counter-balance to governmental power, not an increase of its control. Cash defenders beg to differ.
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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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