03 Apr '14, 3am

#Bitcoin Could Strengthen The World Economy If Washington Doesn't Destroy It

Bitcoin has the potential to globally raise the standard of living if Washington doesn’t over regulate it. Criminals that have used Bitcoin for illegal activities in conjunction with a lack of industry representation in the media and Washington, have caused a failure in recognizing the benefits of Bitcoin. One misconception about Bitcoin is that it is anonymous. Technically it’s pseudonymous. While every transaction is recorded on the Blockchain, Bitcoin user’s identities are private. As Jerry Brito and Andrea Castillo points out in a primer published by the Center for Independent Studies, the level of privacy in using Bitcoin protects individuals against capital controls and censorship, and ensures financial privacy for oppressed groups. At the same time the pseudonymous nature of Bitcoin has attracted drug dealers, money launderers, and other criminals. However, these ba...

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