Archive for January, 2018

Is not accepting
cash legal?

January 11, 2018

It had to happen sooner or later. “No cash accepted” signs are popping up. Not long ago, CBS News Moneywatch reported that … … increasing numbers of restaurants and retailers are now snubbing the lowly dollar bill. Some merchants such as SweetGreen, a salad chain, refuse to open their registers for cash, telling customers they [...]

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The net effect
of net neutrality

January 3, 2018

Perhaps you heard: A couple of weeks ago the FCC under chairman Ajit Pai voted to repeal the 2015 regulations.  It all started in 2008, when the people at Comcast noticed a curious thing. File-transfer giant BitTorrent was consuming more and more Internet bandwidth. More, it seemed, than Comcast cared for them to consume. Comcast’s [...]

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