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Alternative currencies, monetary systems

Alternative currencies, monetary systems
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OpenTransact the worlds simplest spec for financial transactions "Guides", documents d'accompagnement. - Monnaies en débat Certains acteurs ou initiatives ont élaboré des "guides", ou documents d’appui à la mise en place d’initiatives de monnaies complémentaires. Ces guides ne sont pas des cadres rigides, mais plutôt des éléments de démarche. Ils n’ont pas vocation à être suivis à la lettre mais à à inspirer de nouveaux acteurs désireux de se lancer dans la concrétisation d’un projet de monnaie complémentaire. En effet, la monnaie n’est qu’un outil au service d’un projet : il s’agit bien de construire les réponses les plus adaptées aux objectifs, aux enjeux, au projet que l’on veut promouvoir. Ainsi, de notre point de vue, les projets de monnaie sociale complémentaire ne peuvent être que des projets collectifs et collaboratifs, où chaque acteur est reconnu et participe à la définition de la visée et des objectifs de la monnaie, à la gouvernance et au pilotage du dispositif, au contrôle et à la régulation du système. Nous privilégions ici (dans un premier temps ?)

Welcome - New Currency Frontiers Google once considered issuing currency February 28, 2012, 1:52 PM — Google once considered issuing its own currency, to be called Google Bucks, company Chairman Eric Schmidt said on stage in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress Tuesday. At the end of his keynote speech, Schmidt hit on a wide array of topics in response to audience questions. "We've had various proposals to have our own currency we were going to call Google Bucks," Schmidt said. The idea was to implement a "peer-to-peer money" system. He also hinted that Google might be preparing for a battle in China once its acquisition of Motorola is complete. Google is still waiting for some government approvals of its proposed acquisition of Motorola.

WingCash FAQ Contents Creating a Member Profile Who is eligible to sign up for WingCash? Residents of the United States who are 18 years or older are eligible to join WingCash. Where can WingCash be used? Business-to-business transfers are supported in all 50 states. What do I need to do to create a WingCash profile? If you are at least 18 years old and reside in one of the approved states, you are eligible to use the WingCash system. Why am I asked to confirm that I’m 18 years or older when I sign up? We must confirm that you are at least 18 years of age to use WingCash, but this information is not displayed to the public. Why am I asked for the country and state where I live? Because of Federal and State laws, only individuals living in some States in the United States are legally permitted to have an active profile. Can I use the service outside of the United States? At this time only individuals living in the United States are permitted to use WingCash. Can I cancel my WingCash profile? Yes. Yes. No. Yes.

Monnaies en débat Community Currencies in Action Internet Financial EXchange (IFEX) Checkout Transitioning to Google Wallet Google Wallet is a free service that lets you securely store your payment information, transaction history, offers and more. Everything's synced to the cloud -- giving you one wallet on any device you use, for in-store and online shopping. You can access your Wallet by downloading the Google Wallet mobile app from Google Play or the Apple app store, or on the desktop site at wallet.google.com. Google Wallet mobile app The Wallet app turns your mobile phone into your virtual wallet, so you can use it to check out at establishments that accept Google Wallet. Please note that this service is only available on eligible devices to users in the US. Google Wallet online Google Wallet lets you securely store your payment information in your Google Account, so you don't have to enter your billing and shipping details each time you shop online. You can enable Wallet as your default form of payment at participating sites when you browse the web on Google Chrome.

Bitcoin, une devise complémentaire universelle La pertinence des devises complémentaires a été fortement soulignée par l’émergence d’une économie mondialisée et financiarisée, au sein de laquelle les Etats luttent pour la croissance et les excédents commerciaux. Jusqu’en 2009, les démarches en faveur d’une réforme monétaire gravitaient autour de mécanismes orchestrés par les gouvernements et le système bancaire. Avec l’entrée en lice d’une nouvelle devise universelle, alliée à la puissance transformatrice du web, de nouvelles solutions peuvent être explorées pour des réformes sociales et économiques: en ce sens, une devise universelle comme bitcoin permet de redéfinir la monnaie. La base de données de transactions bitcoin Le protocole bitcoin précise comment construire et gérer une base de donnée de transactions en ligne. La création monétaire des bitcoins Qui plus est, le protocole bitcoin prévoit également un mécanisme de création monétaire. Vers le développement d’une économie bitcoin?

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