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The author writes:
Embarrassingly, I found myself unable to pay back a loan I had been given on my word. The bank decided that I had put my reputation as collateral and decided to take possession of it.
While my reputation remains unsullied, it is no longer my property and I have to pay the bank a licence fee to use it.