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As Bitcoin virtual currency soars, bubble fears do too

As Bitcoin virtual currency soars, bubble fears do too | The Daily Bitcoin | Scoop.it
Some call it the most famous pizza purchase in history: In May 2010, a programmer called Laszlo asked an online forum if anyone would buy him a couple of pies in exchange for 10,000 Bitcoins, an experimental online currency launched in 2009.
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Bitcoin And The End Of Money | TechCrunch

Bitcoin And The End Of Money | TechCrunch | The Daily Bitcoin | Scoop.it
A commentator on Bloomberg, Princeton student Evan Soltas, writes that Bitcoin is an "existential threat to the modern liberal state," a line that can be read in two ways.
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Bitcoin, WIR, and Boston Bean. Parallel currencies in the economies ...

Bitcoin, WIR, and Boston Bean. Parallel currencies in the economies ... | The Daily Bitcoin | Scoop.it

Why do local currencies exist? 

Can Local Currencies be the Foundation for the Sharing Economy?  John Boik, founder of the Principled Societies Project, writes that at the moment, most local currencies are essentially “buy local” programs which encourage residents to purchase goods and services within their communities. But a more advanced form could serve as the financial underpinning of an expanded sharing economy.


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Bitcoin is correctly listed as a local currency, and could indeed serve as the underpinnings of a new, better way to do business around the world. 

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