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Friday, February 21 • 11:45am - 12:30pm
Week Of Bitcoin: Surviving on Bitcoin for a Week

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Bitcoin has become known as the online currency of choice to gamble, buy drugs and arrange hits, but that’s not why it was originally set up. Its mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, enthused about the ability to send money around the world easily and without transaction fees, and that’s why now, five years after its creation, it’s gone from being worth a fraction of a penny to over a thousand dollars. In this e-book, Kashmir Hill explores the cryptocurrency’s rise through the lens of surviving on the digital coin alone for a week in San Francisco. 

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Kashmir Hill

I'm a privacy pragmatist, writing about the intersection of law, technology, social media and our personal information. If you have story ideas or tips, e-mail me at khill@forbes.com. PGP key here.  These days, I'm a senior online editor at Forbes. I was previously an editor... Read More →

Friday February 21, 2014 11:45am - 12:30pm EST

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