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* [http://www.slideshare.net/jonmatonis/monetising-game-play-on-social-network-sites Monetising Game Play on Social Network Sites] 2011-03-31 Jon Matonis at KPMG eGaming Summit
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv4q4i2Ktd0 - Gavin presents Bitcoin to the CIA] 2011-06-01
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Revision as of 14:53, 24 July 2011

What's being said about Bitcoin by news sites and other media.

Press and notable mentions

Articles / Blog Posts




On Zero Paid there was a briefly mentioning article [2011-07-23, USA, en]:
IFPI Announces Agreement With PayPal to Cut Off Pirate Sites

  • Other sites have opted to simply stop using PayPal altogether and simply use other methods like Flatr and Bitcoin to name two examples.
  • In fact, this is great news for competitors of PayPal because it means more reasons to move away from PayPal to them in the first place. The only entity I see losing out in a deal like this is PayPal.

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On "unconfirmed sources" there was a satiric article [2011-07, USA, en]:
Massive Bitcoin Strike Shakes Mt. Gox Exchange

  • Unconfirmed sources report that a massive Bitcoin strike in the Amazonian rainforest has destabilized the virtual currency.
  • "This is an amazing find, "says Amir Taaki, a project developer for Bitcoin.org.


On canada.com there was a very positiv article [2011-07-22, Canada, en]:
Bitcoins create truly democratic policy, followers say

  • Money may be the next frontier of the Internet revolution thanks to Bitcoin, a burgeoning new digital currency.
  • ``If we remember, 15 years ago if you were doing anything on the Internet you were going to make millions, said Kenna. ``I think it could be the same with bitcoin.



On The Economist there was a neutral article [2011-06-13, GB, en]:
Bits and bob

  • Now, Friedman's dream has finally been realised—albeit not by a real-world central bank.
  • Most people would rather devolve this sort of responsibility to the authorities. Until this mindset changes, Bitcoin will be no rival to real-world dosh.


On Telepolis there was a sceptical article [2011-06-10, DE, de]:
Wenig Unterschied zu Aktien

  • Stoppt die amerikanischen Drogenpolizei DEA den Höhenflug der Bitcoin-Währung?
  • Silk Road dürfte unter anderem deshalb schwer zu schließen sein, weil Betreiber ebenso wie Benutzer durch TOR weitgehend anonym sind.


On Smart Money there was a critical article [2011-06-10, USA, en]:
The Bitcoin Triples Again

  • To recap, it's is a purely online currency with no intrinsic value; its worth is based solely on the willingness of holders and merchants to accept it in trade.
  • Readers tempted to bet on the Bitcoin should resist, not least because it's unclear whether it will have any enduring worth.







On Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) there was a balanced to positiv article [2011-01-20, USA, en]:
Bitcoin - a Step Toward Censorship-Resistant Digital Currency

  • To understand digital currency, one must first note that money in the digital age has moved from a largely anonymous system to one increasingly laden with tracking, control and regulatory overhead.
  • It's too early to say whether Bitcoin will be a success. Any new currency system faces an uphill battle, both technically and legally.


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