[cryptography] Digital cash in the news...

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Fri Jun 10 23:58:07 EDT 2011


"John Levine" <johnl at iecc.com> writes:

>I wouldn't call bitcoins digital cash.  They're more like digital tulip bulbs, 

Finally an analogy I can use to explain bitcoin to the masses (well, assuming 
they know about the tulip mania).  I've been using Bartercard, which is a good 
analogy but somewhat limited in international recognition.

Peter.




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