A cashless society would destroy our privacy and freedom

Published: 5/10/2017
A cashless society would destroy our privacy and freedom
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

The real technology threat is here and now. No, it’s not depicted in Ridley Scott’s dystopian film Blade Runner. Big data fed by e-commerce platforms, particularly in China, are rapidly propelling us towards a world where an individual’s purchasing power, and their value to the consumer system, can be determined by his or her demographics, online behaviour and choices. Imagine th

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