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Porsche Sells For 300 Bitcoins

Posted April 5th, 2013 by Mattfree88
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Porsche Sells For 300 Bitcoins In Latest Sign The Virtual Currency Is Going Kablooey

Somebody in Texas claims they just sold a Porsche for 300 bitcoins, the latest sign of a bitcoin bubble. Or the rise of our new bitcoin overlords.

An Austin family bragged Tuesday night that it had sold a 2007 Porsche Cayman S for 300 bitcoins, a virtual currency that has long been little more than a curiosity for financial reporters but is suddenly breaking into the broader consciousness, maybe just in time for the whole thing to go kablooey.

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Really? bitcoin store in business to aid the bitcoin community???

Posted April 4th, 2013 by paulie
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As it is portrayed on FTL, the bitcoin store is all about serving the bitcoin community, i.e. "selling for cost." lol Seriously? The store is selling/gambling on upward valuation. It's not a "charity" type enterprise at all. It hedges it's sales on the hope that what it takes in low bitcoin value will be able to sell back to legitimate currency at a far greater rate.

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Cyprus Bitcoin ATM Guy Responds - Business Insider

Posted April 2nd, 2013 by roryn3kids
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We tried for two days to get in touch with someone at The Dollar Vigilante, to no avail.
But Berwick has now responded via email to our contentions.
Here is his response in full, as he framed it, with his cuts from our original story in quotes:

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Mt. Gox to Sell Litecoin in Additions to Bitcoin | PRLog

Posted April 2nd, 2013 by roryn3kids
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Althought, Mt. Gox has not officially announced the move, their database seems to be setup for support of the fledgling currency litecoin, as can be seen at this data link: https://data.mtgox.com/api/2/LTCUSD/money/ticker

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The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery, by Ron Paul

Posted April 1st, 2013 by porc578
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APRIL 2013 - The dramatic recent events in Cyprus have highlighted the fundamental weakness in the European banking system and the extreme fragility of fractional reserve banking. Cypriot banks invested heavily in Greek sovereign debt, and last summer's Greek debt restructuring resulted in losses equivalent to more than 25 percent of Cyprus' GDP. These banks then took their bad investments to the government, demanding a bailout from an already beleaguered Cypriot treasury. The government of Cyprus then turned to the European Union (EU) for a bailout.

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'Challenging the dollar': Bitcoin total value tops $1 billion

Posted March 31st, 2013 by WaxCrax
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Already bigger than many sovereign currencies, Bitcoin has broken the $1 billion in value mark this week. In the wake of continuing economic crises and liquidity shortages, this new virtual currency is poised to challenge the euro and US dollar.
By not being tied to any particular financial institution and independent from world governments, Bitcoin will become a safe haven for anyone trying to save their money from the crippled international banking system, claimed Max Keiser, the host of RT's Keiser Report.

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GLENN BECK SAID "BITCOIN'S" ON HIS SHOW TODAY !!!

Posted March 29th, 2013 by 1800BONGHIT.com
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Uh..The Radio. GLENN BECK SAID " BITCOINS " ON HIS SHOW THIS MORNING, then he said "sounds highly illegal", and after a whole 45 seconds he moved on to another subject!

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Bitcoin Bonanza: Cyprus Crisis Boosts Digital Dollars

Posted March 28th, 2013 by Deslock Darkstar
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They won't make a sound no matter how many of them you try to toss in a bucket, and you can't pitch them in a fountain and wish for good luck. But make no mistake, bitcoins are getting big.

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A libertarian nightmare: Bitcoin meets Big Government

Posted March 24th, 2013 by Cyphase
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Over the years, Bitcoin has experienced ups and downs; the currency has been targeted by hackers and thieves and botnets and been victim to more than one embarrassing software glitch. But it has persevered, and this week, one can fairly say that Bitcoin came of age. On Monday, the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network released its first “guidance” as to how “de-centralized virtual currencies” should fit into the larger regulatory regime under which currencies of all kinds are required to operate.

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Why bitcoins are just like gold

Posted March 23rd, 2013 by TylerAE
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Vice article comparing gold and bitcoin as viable currency alternatives to the USD.

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