27 Feb '14, 9am

@jonmatonis

@jonmatonis

Open Letter to the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona 2014, from Jon Matonis, Executive Director, Bitcoin Foundation I have worked in the currency, payments, and cryptography business for over 20 years, at businesses including Visa , Sumitomo Bank , VeriSign , and Hushmail . The technological developments now occurring in peer-to-peer payments and online distributed trust ledgers will shake the current financial system to its core. Ultimately, this will be a good thing for society and, therefore, it should not be feared or resisted. Of course, I am speaking about the bitcoin network and the bitcoin monetary unit which runs over that network. If I had to describe bitcoin in just three words, I would say it is: Money Without Government . Alternatively, I could say bitcoin is Survivable Digital Scarcity . In just five short years, bitcoin has unequivocally demonstrated that we ...

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