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June 25, 2011, 05:46:23 AM
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as we all know mt gox is just one of many exchanges of bitcoins and no more...

yet this widespread anger with mt gox exposes that bitcoins is just a hanger-on to u.s. dollars, and cannot survive on its own.

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June 25, 2011, 05:55:48 AM
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as we all know mt gox is just one of many exchanges of bitcoins and no more...

yet this widespread anger with mt gox exposes that bitcoins is just a hanger-on to u.s. dollars, and cannot survive on its own.

Or maybe just that people's bitcoins are tied up in it, meaning they can't spend them? That aspect has nothing to do with USD.


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June 25, 2011, 06:40:12 AM
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Simple solution assuming OP is right.  Switch to CAD instead. 
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June 25, 2011, 06:44:55 AM
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you mean BTC doesn't have an entire economy built up around it within a few months of the currency taking off?? SHOCKING!
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June 25, 2011, 11:58:32 AM
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it's currently a hanger on to PLN
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