[cryptography] Digital cash in the news...

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Fri Jun 10 22:16:55 EDT 2011


In article <021CCBA9-9203-4896-8412-481B94595B20 at cs.columbia.edu> you write:
>http://gcn.com/articles/2011/06/09/bitcoins-digital-currency-silk-road-charles-schumer-joe-manchin.aspx?s=gcndaily_100611

I wouldn't call bitcoins digital cash.  They're more like digital
tulip bulbs, or bearer shares of theglobe.com.

Whatever they are, it's a self limiting problem since the bubble will
burst soon enough.

R's,
John



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