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@Edent Interesting to read about your perspective. Coming from Finland, I stopped using cash in 1994, when I got my first card. After that it was smooth sailing until 2013, when I moved to Dublin, Ireland, where suddenly half the places didn't accept cards (cabs, or not for small sums or whatever). Then I moved to Spain, and again pretty much everything works with cards, except for small sums, or when things are b0rkd.
Cheques? Last time was in the 80s, lol.

@kirjis it's always interesting seeing which countries have adopted card payments.

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I'm concerned by the trend of REQUIRING card payments which pretty much screws over the unbanked, though. Would feel happier if visa/Mastercard weren't a duopoly, and sad cryptocurrencies haven't managed to budge them :-(
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@alaric @kirjis crypto can't replace trusted escrow services like credit cards. Anything which doesn't have a legal backing is unsafe to use for regular purposes.
Visa/MasterCard/Amex are a pain - but is it worse than "cash only" places?

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