Business, Finance & Economics

Bitcoins and the future of the monetary system


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Bitcoins are a virtual currency that people already use for a variety of financial transactions on the internet. Jason Calacanis, host of the "This Week in Startups" podcast, talks about the currency and the danger they pose to the way that people do business.

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