|Quoting MD11Engineer (Reply 52):|
An article about how the abolishment of cash as a state guaranteed currency would make the population completely dependent on the commercial banks, which would then have a monopoly on monetary transactions and could impose fees as they wished (in German):
Another issue is when the card systems breaks down. That happens at least a couple of times a year here in Denmark where you cannot use cards, some times for up to 8-10 hours. There is a push in Denmark to go cashless, especially from the merchants.
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