08 Oct '12, 11am

3 Years in, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentum

Nowadays Bitcoin adopters are providing some clues about the benefits of a decentralized, anonymous, digital currency. For instance, independent merchants use it to receive online payments directly from customers, WikiLeaks uses it to dodge financial barricades, and drug users use Bitcoin to shop anonymously on the Internet 's black market. But not everything works smoothly. The system lacks a quick way for people to trade in their physical cash for Bitcoins. Foreign currency exchanges don't deal in Bitcoins, and finding someone to sell them in person remains a huge challenge. A few of the online exchanges that do exist have lost huge amounts of their customers' Bitcoins to hackers—a combined sum now worth over one million dollars—whereas the more stable ones require users to self-identify in a way that undermines the network's anonymity. And although the number of merchan...

Full article: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=3-years-...

Tweets

3 Years in, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentum

news.yahoo.com 08 Oct '12, 12pm

Nowadays Bitcoin adopters are providing some clues about the benefits of a decentralized, anonymous, digital currency. For...

3 Years in, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentu...

scientificamerican.com 08 Oct '12, 11am

Nowadays Bitcoin adopters are providing some clues about the benefits of a decentralized, anonymous, digital currency. For...

3 Years in, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentu...

scientificamerican.com 08 Oct '12, 2pm

The large exchanges that remain have responded to the crises by collecting personal details from their clients as a defens...

3 Years in, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentu...

scientificamerican.com 08 Oct '12, 6pm

Nowadays Bitcoin adopters are providing some clues about the benefits of a decentralized, anonymous, digital currency. For...

3 Years in, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentu...

readerstarred.blogspot.com 08 Oct '12, 2pm

3 Years in, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentum : Cowrie shells, strips of leather, huge stone discs, decorated rectangle...

Scientific American - Bitcoin Gains Momentum #b...

bitcoinnews.com 09 Oct '12, 7am

Scientific American - Bitcoin Gains Momentum Morgen Peck (@morgenpeck ) writes again on Bitcoin, this time in an article o...

3 Years In, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentu...

thebrowser.com 11 Oct '12, 2pm

3 Years In, Bitcoin Digital Money Gains Momentum Morgen Peck | Scientific American | 8 October 2012 Update on the virtual ...

Digital Currency Anonymous Like Cash! #bitcoin ...

youtube.com 08 Oct '12, 3pm

Published on Oct 8, 2012 by techchop http://www.techchop.com - In this episode we take a look at a relatively new digital ...

Bitcoin ölmemiş:

economist.com 08 Oct '12, 12pm

“GIVE me control of a nation’s money supply, and I care not who makes its laws.” So said Mayer Amschel Rothschild, founder...

Monetarists Anonymous: Three Years In, Bitcoin ...

metafilter.com 14 Oct '12, 11am

Three Years In, Bitcoin Gains Momentum Bitcoin, a digital-only currency, has made a comeback since the major crash. But Bi...

Bitcoin 2012: The Movie - Max Keiser | @scoopit...

scoop.it 12 Oct '12, 6am

In this episode, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss whether it's time to start loving bankers as former Mayor Ken Living...

Hangouts On Air: Customer Support in the Digita...

adwords.blogspot.com 08 Oct '12, 6pm

As the digital media landscape continues to evolve, there are a series of new opportunities to engage with users. How has ...

What is Money?: Guys seen this i think its a si...

bitcointalk.org 13 Oct '12, 12pm

All you people who think money is a medium of exchange don't know what money is and need to watch this. http://www.youtube...

Bitcoin Prevents Monetary Tyranny - intriguing ...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonmatonis/2012/10/04/bitcoin-prevents-monetary-tyranny/ Mel Gibson as William Wallace wearing...

What is bitcoin and Why is it important?

infonetenergy.com 06 Oct '12, 9am

Recent ie Posts What is bitcoin and Why is it important? Neem Geothermal Solutions Silver and Bitcoin: Part 5 Silver and B...