[Dave Birch] Surely, the e-payments industry should adopt the same approach as other more mature industries, such as Hollywood: don’t innovate, legislate! But how to ban the competition? We need to get the tabloids on our side. The hopeless heisters have given me an idea. If we remind the general public that cash is the reason for most armed robberies, that most drug deals take place in cash, that cash can carry Bird flu and that terrorists can use cash to avoid being traced, then they would be agitating for it to be banned! Let’s start a campaign in the Daily Express and the News of the World: End the cash menace now!