A debate topic several years ago discussed whether a cash-free society would be the right way to go in the future. And for a while it looked as if New York City was going cash-free. Many restaurants started implementing a no-cash policy, and only accepted credit cards or other “digital currency” instead of cash.
That may be about to come to an end. The government got involved, and the New York City Council may pass a law that prohibits credit-card-only stores.
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