05 Sep '12, 2pm

BitFloor Joins List of Compromised BitCoin Exchanges

It filled the need for an anti-corporate moral superiority. BitCoin was developed from the start to screw over large companies, who invariably require a trail of some kind for significant transactions. It's promoted as the digital equivalent of cash, and just like cash, the only way to trust a transaction is when you implicitly trust the other party. That kind of trust is only feasible for a small business dealing with a small client base, where the natural urge for social behavior still trumps the natural human urge for antisocial greed. Sure, maybe BitCoin could eventually work... but it'll first evolve a traceable "BitCoin Certificate" that will be exchangeable for BitCoins at a particular place, and those certificates will have a booming economy grow around their trade, because they're easier to secure than actual BitCoins. Then certificates will be created for BitCoin...

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