Bitcoin : la monnaie virtuelle et décentralisée en questions. Untitled. Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money. Illustration: WIRED The price of a bitcoin topped $900 last week, an enormous surge in value that arrived amidst Congressional hearings where top U.S. financial regulators took a surprisingly rosy view of digital currency.
Just 10 months ago, a bitcoin sold for a measly $13. The spike was big news across the globe, from Washington to Tokyo to China, and it left many asking themselves: “What the hell is a bitcoin?” It’s a good question — not only for those with little understanding of the modern financial system and how it intersects with modern technology, but also for those steeped in the new internet-driven economy that has so quickly remade our world over the last 20 years. Philippe Herlin La révolution du bitcoin et des monnaies complémentaires. Rich-Get-Richer Effect Observed in BitCoin Digital Currency Network. In January 2009, a small group of Internet enthusiasts began an unusual economic experiment when they began to trade a new type of digital cash known as BitCoin.
After a shaky start, the idea caught on and grew rapidly after 2011. Today, bitcoins can buy a wider range of goods and services. In total, the BitCoin marketplace has hosted over 17 million transactions and the value of all the bitcoins in circulation is over $1 billion. Bitcoin. Pdf. Max Keiser: Is Bitcoin Money? Since Bitcoin is now a $400 million market, with its pricehitting new all-time highs, now might be good time to ask, is bitcoin money?
According to Aristotle, for something to be considered money, is has to fulfill four characteristics: 1) It must be durable. It can't fade, corrode. 2) It must be portable. It has to be 'dense' so that you can take it with you when you travel to the market. La justice va se prononcer sur le statut du Bitcoin. Bitcoin in France: first legal decision directly related to Bitcoin? A few people around here know about the legal drama currently happening in France between us (Tibanne, MtGox and Macaraja, the company representing us in France) and french banks.
A few weeks ago, our previous French bank closed our bank account despite knowing about our activity, which we explained fully before starting. We challenged this decision in court, to which the bank tried to defend itself by saying "Bitcoin is an electronic money, Macaraja is not a bank, therefore it's illegal for Macaraja to be handling this". Bitcoin libérera-t-il la monnaie à l'échelle d'Internet ? Bitcoin - Rise of a New Currency. Bitcoin : la monnaie virtuelle et décentralisée en questions. BitCoin : une Monnaie. Bitcoin : une monnaie électronique pour tous by Renaud Lifchitz on Prezi. Bitcoin cyber currency mentioned on the Max Keiser show. Bitcoin in the real world – supply and demand. Bitcoin is an electronic currency based on a piece of software that allows for the collaborative adoption and use of electronic bits of information as money.
We have been keeping track of bitcoin since 2009, starting with this post by Michel Bauwens: Bitcoin: new open source P2P e-cash system. In June last year I reported that bitcoin was now available in a public beta release, pointing out a fact that seemed somewhat strange at the time: Bitcoin was going to have no more that 21 million coins in existence – ever. Bitcoin libérera-t-il la monnaie à l'échelle d'Internet ? Bitcoin Mining. Bitcoin the story so far. Bitcoin, the new digital currency explained. BitCoin, un système monétaire P2P crypté. BitcoinAction - 30 days to establishing Anarchy, one shop at the time. Bitcoins: A New Digital Gold Rush. Bitcoi PRLog (Press Release) - Aug. 6, 2010 - Bitcoins: A New Digital Gold Rush The California Gold Rush began in 1848 when gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill.
Hundreds of thousands of people migrated across the country to prospect for the rare yellow metal. Bitcoins: the peer to peer currency « Make Wealth History. A couple of years ago I read a book called The End of Money, by Thomas Greco.
In it, the author predicted that at some point, some internet application would do for money what Skype has done for the telecommunications industry. It’s only a matter of time before someone blows the whole thing open, re-writes the rules and changes the game for good. Bitcoins: The Taxless Currency. In today’s economy, the value of the dollar is weaker than ever and the thought of a digital currency is becoming more of a reality with the recent introduction of bitcoins.
Bitcoins can be compared to cash, but cash is limited to physical exchange, where as bitcoins can be sent throughout the Internet. Today there are more than 6.3 million bitcoins in existence and this number continues to grow. So, how are bitcoins used and how have they become a currency that can be used like dollars, but is tax avoidable? Let’s explore. Interview: How Bitcoin Created a Decentralized Crypto-Currency. Bitcoin is an open source, peer-to-peer electronic currency created by Satoshi Nakamoto and maintained by a small team of developers.
As part of what's turning into an ongoing series on the distributed Web, I talked to contributor Gavin Andresen about how the software works. This is a technical overview. L019: Bitcoin P2P Currency: The Most Dangerous Project We've Ever Seen - Launch - Solid discussions of this piece on BoingBoing.net, Hacker News, Slashdot and Reddit.
Rob Tercek has a follow up to this piece here. by Jason Calacanis and the LAUNCH team. L020: Is Bitcoin the Wikileaks of Monetary Policy? - Launch - Discuss this post on Hacker News Calacanis primer on bitcoin By Robert Tercek Cynics make the argument that complaints about the loss of privacy in the digital domain are pointless. "If you use a credit card or an ATM machine, you're already living in the fishbowl," the wags say. Fair point. Financial institutions monitor where and when you withdraw cash and how you use your credit or debit card.
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