In a post called Cashless Society a few days ago I explained how the pressure from government and banking corporations to push us all into doing our banking and most of our business online, thus creating a cashless society in which even the most trivial transaction (using a public toilet for example) leaves a digital audit trail so there is a complete record of everything you do.
In that article I warned of the lack of security in digital technologies, the amount of hogwash involved in things the the https socket which is supposed to provide complete security (and without giving details I described how cyber crooks (who are not interested in you specifically, only your money) would grab your account details and passwords before it reached the https encryption process) and described how the cashless society would leave you without cash as fraudsters emptied your accounts and maxed out your credit. Cashless Society, Cashless People
Now I get to say once again, I told you so: Yahoo admit online adverts spread malware
Sometime last year I wrote an article about a new breed of television that will not only report what you are watching to online databases but will be equipped with concealed cameras and microphones to spy on you in your home (They have their spied in your TV now).
Never trust technology, always check that you know exactly what it can do and who can control those functions. Machines are not evil, they are inanimate, it’s the people who sell them that are shits.
Picture: The Demon Gates; Source: angrywhitedude.com
War On Cash Gathers Momentum – Germany Unveils Cash Controls
On Monday (1 February, 2016) just two days ago, Bloomberg called on the central banks of the world to “bring on a cashless future” in an Op-Ed that calls notes and coins “dirty, dangerous, unwieldy, and expensive.”
We can imagine it would be quite easy to harm someone by firing large coins at them from a gun and terrorists could probably stuff an improvised explosive device with small coins rather than nails or nuts and bolts. And if …
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