Barcelona to Get Contactless Payments (but ...)
My Comment: the biggest problem with this is privacy - how can I be sure that my payments don't end up getting tracked by 'the wrong people'...? Read Cory Doctorow's cool and very scary novel "little brother" do get an update on what could be our future very soon.
Barcelona to Get Contactless Payments - The Next Web
"Contactless payments look set to take off in 2012. In the UK, McDonalds and Starbucks already accept this quick and painless payment method, whilst in the US initiatives like Google Wallet, which supports contactless payments from supported smartphones, are gaining traction. Google’s solution is already supported by a number of businesses and services around America, including New Jersey Transit..."
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