The war on cash: Is the cashless future the frictionless utopia it is made out to be?
Unfashionable concerns: should we be concerned about our privacy? Banks, governments, credit card companies and fintech evangelists all want us to believe a cashless future is inevitable and good. But Brett Scott writes in The Long and Short, that this isn’t a frictionless utopia, bringing about the death of privacy, choice and the establishment of a hegemony dictating over the way we live.
From The Long and Short