Posts Tagged ‘bitcoin’


Danger Signs for the Bitcoin in Exchange CEO’s Arrest?

Is there a plot to kill the Bitcoin? The recent arrest of Bitcoin exchange exec Charlie Shrem makes some advocates of the digital currency believe so, as one of the charges filed against him in the Silk Road money laundering case appears to open the door for targeting alternative currency systems of all kinds. Charlie […]

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Do It Yourself Digital Money: The Open Transaction Project

Bored with the Bitcoin? Frustrated with the limitations of the Ven, the LItecoin, the Feathercoin? Just make your own digital currency – it’s easy and free. While that may be a slight exaggeration, the very proliferation of those Bitcoin clones and other alternatives confirm the fact that available technology makes it possible for anyone to […]

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The Ven: A New Challenge to Mainstream Money?

While the Bitcoin keeps on making headlines with its inroads into traditional money markets, other kinds of digital monies are quietly following in the Bitcoin’s cyberfootsteps, proving that virtually any culture in the world can create its own functional currency system. The Ven, an eco-friendly digital currency, demonstrates how easy it is to challenge traditional […]

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Is There a Bitcoin Backlash?

The clearest indicator that the Bitcoin is here to stay may be the fact that the digital currency has made enemies in high places. As the upstart coin continues its march toward global legitimacy, advocates of the Bitcoin have worried that it might become the target of government and financial institutions threatened by its growing […]

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