April 28, 2014

the unfungibility of the USD

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the unfungibility of the USD

You think you have money, right? And that you can spend it wherever you want, right? Cash is king! Untraceable! Totally fungible! And yet:

When her husband tried to buy $500 worth of Amazon gift cards with cash in order to get a stroller, a notice at the Rite Aid counter said the company had a legal obligation to report excessive transactions to the authorities. – Petrozino

Here's to the ever increasing scrutiny of personal affairs by the USG.

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