12 Apr '13, 12am

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With trading set to resume on Mt. Gox in just a few hours, no one knows what will happen. Zach Copley Bitcoin’s biggest asset is also its biggest liability—no government or regulator controls what people are willing to pay for a little piece of nearly-anonymous computer code. That fact may partially explain why the price of one bitcoin has shot up in recent days and weeks, only to come crashing down again on Wednesday. On Thursday, Bitcoin’s largest exchange, Mt. Gox , suddenly suspended trading for 12 hours as part of what it described as a “market cooldown .” That pause is set to end at 9:00pm CT on Thursday evening. It certainly doesn’t help matters that there’s new Mt. Gox-lookalike site serving malware . Also on Thursday, entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss told the New York Times that they hold approximately 1 percent—roughly $11 million—in bitcoins. In short,...

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