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US authorities start campaign against Bitcoin?

Several people pinged me yesterday to highlight the fact that Bitcoin has now become a target of the major payments processors. Not for acquisition. Not for partnership. Not for joint ventures. Not for support. No. Bitcoin is obviously becoming a threat to mainstream operations as it is now an active shut-down target. This was demonstrated…

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Bitcoin: immersive or subversive?

I’ve written a few bits about Bitcoin but it still confuses folks, as was clear from the debate we had about it at the Financial Services Club the other night. Donald Norman, co-founder of the Bitcoin Consultancy, presented the latest state of play in the currency … … and it led to one of the liveliest…

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Is Bitcoin the future of money … or are we smoking dope?

Talking with some of the Financial Services Club sponsors last week, it is clear that there is still a debate raging about the future of cash.  Like the future of branches, which both Brett King and I discuss endlessly, cash is one of the other traditional bastions of the old guard of financial servicing. Yet…

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Is Bitcoin the future of money … or are we smoking dope?

Talking with some of the Financial Services Club sponsors last week, it is clear that there is still a debate raging about the future of cash.  Like the future of branches, which both Brett King and I discuss endlessly, cash is one of the other traditional bastions of the old guard of financial servicing. Yet…

Bitcoin

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