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France trying for *cashless society*

Discussion in '2003 Archive' started by LadyEagle, Feb 12, 2003.

  1. LadyEagle

    LadyEagle <b>Moderator</b> <img src =/israel.gif>

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    The rest of the article is at:

    http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/ptech/02/08/cash.smart.ap/index.html
     
  2. stubbornkelly

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    Colleges have been doing this for years (well, at least 9, based on when I first went to college). We had it at JMU, and at Guilford. It worked well in both places.
     
  3. Johnv

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    There's no such thing as a cashless society. However, there is such thing as "paperless".

    I hate carrying paper money. I'm more able to be a responsible financial stweard of the money God gave me with with electronic debits. It still irks me that my local mom & pop grocery store will accept debit cards, but Mc Donalds doesn't.
     
  4. TheOliveBranch

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    Sounds similar to the I-Pass of Illinois, and the EZ-Pass of the mid-Atlantic states. Maybe running on the same concept of the Metro-Pass in New York City.
     
  5. post-it

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    My suggestion for America: Create a 50 cent paper denomination, then trash the metal coin system altogether. Then round up or down to the nearest 50 cents.
     
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