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Mohammad Rafigh helps Iranians fight sanctions with Bitcoin

http://silverunderground.com

Mohammad Rafigh is an Iranian Musician living in Tehran and also a computer engineering student. After discovering Bitcoin he became fascinated by it, and made his most recent album "Beyond Matter" available for Bitcoin.Rafigh wrote “Bitcoin is so interesting for me, I wish the culture of using digital money spreads all over the world, because it does not have any dependency on anything like politics.” Rafigh has begun translating Bitcoin software into Farsi

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Dollar-Less Iranians Discover Virtual Currency

http://www.businessweek.com

Under sanctions imposed by the U.S. and its allies, dollars are hard to come by in Iran. The rial fell from 20,160 against the greenback on the street market in August to 36,500 rials to the dollar in October. It’s settled, for now, around 27,000. The central bank’s fixed official rate is 12,260. Yet there’s one currency in Iran that has kept its value and can be used to purchase goods from abroad: bitcoins, the online-only currency.

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WordPress to accept bitcoins due to PayPal, credit card blocks

http://www.itworld.com

WordPress said Thursday it will accept bitcoins, opening up the blogging platform to payments from users in countries not supported by PayPal or credit card companies.

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Bitcoin Friday! One day sale from tons of Bitcoin merchants!

http://bitcoinfriday.com

Bitcoin Friday! This is a Pre-Black Friday of sorts. A one day sale event at all Bitcoin merchants along with a unified attempt at advertising Bitcoin businesses. This means we need your help in two ways: please buy something with your bitcoins and please tell the world that Bitcoin businesses exist!

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Surprise: The US Dollar is a Virtual Currency

http://blog.bitinstant.com

An accurate portrayal of the virtual nature of the US dollar which explores misconceptions and realities of the money used by so many.

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78 percent of Bitcoin currency stashed under digital mattress

http://arstechnica.com

More than three-quarters of the digital coins in the Bitcoin digital currency scheme aren't circulating because they remain dormant in user accounts that have never participated in outgoing transactions, a recently published study has found.

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78 percent of Bitcoin currency stashed under digital mattress

http://arstechnica.com

More than three-quarters of the digital coins in the Bitcoin digital currency scheme aren't circulating because they remain dormant in user accounts that have never participated in outgoing transactions, a recently published study has found.

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BitVendor, a new point of sale system for Bitcoin, seeks testers

http://bitvendor.net

BitVendor will be an open source point of sale system for small and mobile merchants who want to accept cash and Bitcoin. We're looking for vendors who attend liberty festivals to help us test it. If you're interested, go to the site and click 'contact me'.

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Key Disclosure Laws Can Be Used To Confiscate Bitcoin Assets - Forbes

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Jail time for refusing to comply with mandatory key disclosure hasn’t occurred in the United States yet. But, it’s already happening in jurisdictions such as the UK, where a 33-year-old man was incarcerated for refusing to turn over his decryption keys and a youth was jailed for not disclosing a 50-character encryption password to authorities.

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Bitcoin Heist Shows Upside of Regulation?

http://news.yahoo.com

Bitcoin heist shows we may all not be ready for a Wild West mentality with currency.

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