Josephine Berry Slater on Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:51:32 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> Mute article on Bitcoin

This feature on Mute argues that in the most substantial ways, Bitcoin is a continuation of, not alternative to, money and the systemic violence and inequality it guarantees.


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Bitcoin - Finally Fair Money?

Bitcoin is a decentralised digital currency deploying peer-to-peer
networking to enable secure and anonymous transactions without a central
bank. Unlike many economic commentators, The Wine and Cheese Appreciation Society and Scott Len take the currency seriously but ask, how exactly does it differ from 'real' money?


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