02 Jul '13, 9pm

The Winklevoss Twins Want You to Invest in Bitcoin—Don't Do It!

The Winklevoss Twins Want You to Invest in Bitcoin—Don't Do It!

Henry Ford brought cars to the masses. Mark Zuckerberg brought social networking. And the Winklevoss twins are trying to bring ... Bitcoins. Remember Bitcoin? It's the virtual currency that isn't really a currency . It was developed back in 2009 by the pseudonymous hacker(s) "Satoshi Nakamoto." The idea was to create money that central banks couldn't print and governments couldn't tax. It would give people an anonymous way to buy and sell things over peer-to-peer networks without middlemen -- or inflation! -- taking a cut. Indeed, the supply of Bitcoins is tightly regulated: anyone can " mine " for them by running a computationally-taxing program, but there isn't that much digital gold in them thar computers. No matter how many people become virtual prospectors, the supply of Bitcoins will grow at a predetermined rate -- until 2040. After that, no more will be created. In ...

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