Canada Moves Closer to Cashless Society With Digital MintChip Currency
Written By: Alex Newman | Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
Used by permission of The New American
As free market-based digital currencies like Bitcoin and e-gold continue to gain traction around the world, the government of Canada responded with the "MintChip," an electronic payment system touted by authorities as "better than cash" and the "evolution of currency." Critics of the scheme, however, were not so enthusiastic about the accelerating march toward a cashless society.
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