[clug] The 1st Internet Tax is here.

Hal Ashburner hal.ashburner at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 05:24:24 GMT 2008

Robert Edwards said:
> I'd like to see a whole nother online payment paradigm made available.
> What I would like to be able to do is to rock up to a local eg.
> convenience store and buy a token (think of a phonecard or similar)
> with cash or whatever which I can then use to purchase stuff off of
> the Internet, without giving up my (personal, identity-revealing)
> credit card details which can be used to track my eg. purchasing
> patterns etc.

I love this idea so much I can't express it in words.
/me wonders about the unintended implications...

When in doubt, tell the truth.
		-- Mark Twain

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