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ERIC Number: EJ561506
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1066-2243
Real Electronic Commerce: Smart Cards on the Superhighway.
Birch, David
Internet Research, v7 n2 p116-19 1997
Technologies of payment rather than technologies of connection are the real trigger for the expansion of electronic commerce on the Internet. This article discusses "smart cards," highlighting Mondex, the electronic purse developed in the United Kingdom. Predicts that cash will be replaced by "e-cash," which is cheaper to make, more portable, and more versatile. (PEN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Cash Transfers; Electronic Commerce; Smart Cards; United Kingdom