View Poll Results: Are bank debit cars technically illegal?

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  • Come to think of it, yes. Bank debit cards are not legal. They should be government issued.

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  • No, bank debit cards are legal.

    12 92.31%
  • Bank debit cards are technically illegal but they are crucial to the economy so don't rock the boat.

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    Re: Are bank debit cards technically illegal?

    Quote Originally Posted by imagep View Post
    One of us must have gone through a time portal or something, I didn't know it is 2025.
    Sorry. Fat finger syndrome.
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    Re: Are bank debit cards technically illegal?

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    The constitution says congress is responsible for printing currency. The founding fathers had no way of envisioning the technology that allows for the use of "plastic money" with digital transactions across computer networks. Nevertheless, in 2025 bank cards are used more frequently than cash, having become the currency of choice of most consumers. Since these debit cards are not government issued, are they technically a counterfeit currency system?
    No, because you aren't paying anything at all with your debit card . . . Merely authorizing someone to release the gvmt issued money behind it.


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    Re: Are bank debit cards technically illegal?

    Quote Originally Posted by sawdust View Post
    Is a debit car what you use at the drive through?
    I don't know but he seems to think it's 2025.
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    Re: Are bank debit cards technically illegal?

    Are checks illegal?
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    Re: Are bank debit cards technically illegal?

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    The constitution says congress is responsible for printing currency. The founding fathers had no way of envisioning the technology that allows for the use of "plastic money" with digital transactions across computer networks. Nevertheless, in 2025 bank cards are used more frequently than cash, having become the currency of choice of most consumers. Since these debit cards are not government issued, are they technically a counterfeit currency system?
    2025? In New Hampshire it's only 2015.

    To answer your question, no they are not illegal. Debit cards aren't currency printing. They are a means for you to transfer funds via ACH from your account to an approved merchant.
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    Re: Are bank debit cards technically illegal?

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    The constitution says congress is responsible for printing currency. The founding fathers had no way of envisioning the technology that allows for the use of "plastic money" with digital transactions across computer networks. Nevertheless, in 2025 bank cards are used more frequently than cash, having become the currency of choice of most consumers. Since these debit cards are not government issued, are they technically a counterfeit currency system?
    I can't see that far into the future anymore... sorry. We will have to wait.


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    Re: Are bank debit cards technically illegal?

    Quote Originally Posted by imagep View Post
    The constitution is illegal?
    Not currently. In 2025 it is.
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    Re: Are bank debit cards technically illegal?

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    Not currently. In 2025 it is.
    It will make the Y2K scare seem like a refreshing drink...


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