No More Cards

A few stores in England have started using “Pay and Touch”, a system that means you don’t have to carry cards or cash around. It goes by fingerprint. Apparently, this system is in use in the States as well. Is this the future of circulation? No more library cards to weigh down your wallets? Personally, I find it all a little too big brother for me, but some like the convenience of it. Read more about it here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/oxfordshire/4784744.stm

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