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Could Krugman’s Nemesis Friedman Be Bitcoin’s Mysterious Creator?

Is Famed Economist Milton Friedman the Real Satoshi Nakamoto? A Satirical Look at the Eerily Accurate Bitcoin Prediction Video Surfaces to Haunt Paul Krugman In contrast to the article Paul Krugman wrote, an opinion piece titled Bitcoin is Evil, a video has surfaced on YouTube from Krugman’s one time nemesis: the legendary economist  Milton Friedman. […]

São Paulo to get first bitcoin ATM in South America – ZDNet (blog)

São Paulo to get first bitcoin ATM in South AmericaZDNet (blog)The first bitcoin ATM in South America will be up and running at Brazil’s largest technology and innovation event next week. The machine that will be in operation at Campus Party in São Paulo was imported by Brazilian company Mercado Bitcoin at a cost …Virtual […]

Five reasons why Bitcoin is the most dangerous currency in the world – Telegraph.co.uk

TruthdigFive reasons why Bitcoin is the most dangerous currency in the worldTelegraph.co.ukBitcoin is a virtual currency, or “cryptocurrency”, that first appeared on the radar in 2009 after an anonymous creator “buried” 21 million coins online. Coins can only be accessed, or “mined” by solving complex computing problems. As each block of …Feds seize Silk Road’s […]

How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999 – Entrepreneur

PFhubHow Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999EntrepreneurBitcoin is widely embraced by the libertarian community, mostly because the digital currency isn’t tied to any single government, nor is it that heavily regulated. (Well, at least not yet. Give it time.) So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the idea …Milton Friedman Predicted The Rise Of […]

Bitcoin Judged Commodity in Finland After Failing Money Test – Bloomberg

MemeburnBitcoin Judged Commodity in Finland After Failing Money TestBloombergBitcoin doesn’t meet the definition of a currency or even an electronic payment form in Finland, where the central bank has instead decided to categorize the software as a commodity. “Considering the definition of an official currency as set out in law …Indonesia warns against Bitcoin usageZDNetCanada […]

HMRC considers changing Bitcoin taxes – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukHMRC considers changing Bitcoin taxesTelegraph.co.ukBitcoin’s value has been driven up by speculators and individuals attempting to circumvent currency restrictions, and hundreds of businesses have begun to accept it as payment. Authorities are also concerned about Bitcoin’s potential as a device for …UK reviews Bitcoin tax as global regulators seek to cash inFinancial TimesHMRC to review […]

How Bitcoin Makes Transactions Cheaper – CoinDesk

CoinDeskHow Bitcoin Makes Transactions CheaperCoinDeskThere are many reasons to be excited about bitcoin: it could enable totally new business and technology models; it resembles the internet in the early ’90s in the sense that it is a network that no-one owns and everyone can contribute to; it could …