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Bitcoin is an “opt in” community currency, here’s how you can get it at a discount

Bitcoin is a currency used by a community of individuals and businesses. It is used to facilitate the trade of goods and services. It is private, irreversible and transfers are virtually instantaneous – whether they are across the room or … Continue reading

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How to deal with price volatility when pricing your goods and services in Bitcoin

If you are like me, you are excited about the whole idea of using bitcoin as an alternative currency. You are motivated to take control of your money instead of leaving it in the hands of central bankers and politicians. … Continue reading

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Bitcoin And The Virtue of Hoarding and Deflation

By Anthony Freeman I wanted to take a moment and dispel some of the myths circulating about hoarding and deflation: What most people don’t understand is that “deflation” (defined in this instance as the lowering of prices compared to bitcoin’s … Continue reading

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Further Observations on Bitcoin, Digital Currencies, Privacy and Liberty

By Anthony Freeman In my previous post The Real Problem of Digital Currencies and Privacy I proposed that there were two, readily observable weak links and one primary problem outside of digital currencies. Namely: Weak Link #1: The exchange services … Continue reading

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The Real Problem With Digital Currencies and Privacy/Liberty

The readily observable problems with digital currencies is that they have two major weak links. The first is the exchangers who convert cash to e-currency and e-currency back to cash again. “Authorities” target these exchangers and the system fails (see … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Voting

Doug Casey reiterates what Lysander Spooner wrote so eloquently in his 1867 essay: No Treason VI: The Constitution of No Authority: From Conversations with Casey: (Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) L: Doug, last week we spoke about presidents.  … Continue reading

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Feeding The Mouth That Bites You

The beauty of free-market competition is the fact that you can vote with your dollars.  If a company provides an inferior product or service you can take your business to another company that provides a better value for your hard-earned … Continue reading

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