29 Apr '13, 8pm

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The interesting thing about Bitcoin isn't what it is today. What's interesting is that this experiment is turning into a serious proving ground for the idea of "crypto-currency," digitally created currency protected by powerful cryptography. Crypto-currency is traceable, more portable than paper money, and harder to steal. If the Bitcoin experiment proves successful, how soon will a government or other regime develop, back, and distribute crypto-currency as a true alternative currency? My money, paper or virtual, says that day is coming. A particularly evolved regime could officially back a crypto-currency, issue some basic standards and regulations for use, and then continue to allow it to be community mined and distributed. You'd get the security benefits of decentralized production, the peer-to-peer buy-in of a barter currency, and none of the printing costs or insecuri...

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news.cnet.com 29 Apr '13, 8pm

The interesting thing about Bitcoin isn't what it is today. What's interesting is that this experiment is turning into a s...

Here's why Bitcoin is the future of money

news.cnet.com 29 Apr '13, 8pm

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maxkeiser.com 30 Apr '13, 6pm

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nakedcapitalism.com 23 Apr '13, 9am

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cnbc.com 29 Apr '13, 9pm

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forbes.com 03 May '13, 4pm

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detlevschlichter.com 23 Apr '13, 10am

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