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June 08, 2014, 04:54:58 PM
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We are flooded with good news this year: For example,
The MIT Experiment is Boston
The Bud Summer Concert Massive BTC giveaway.
Dish Network
etc, etc.

What is your favorite positive Bitcoin news story so far this year?

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June 08, 2014, 05:05:05 PM
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We are just half way through to 2014 and we have seen some very bad news but we can see things turning other way around now..! The Dishnetwork and overstock news I liked but I will wait till Dec 31 2014 to see what other things will be happening around till than expecting much more till then lets see.

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June 08, 2014, 05:07:41 PM
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My personal favorite was the generosity shown to Dorian Nakamoto after Newsweek ambushed him. It wasn't a major piece of economic news, but it said something very positive about the bit coin community.

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June 08, 2014, 05:08:45 PM
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The best news is that I got some bitcoins.
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June 08, 2014, 05:18:49 PM
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I like the Dish Network story. It will be very interesting to see how many publicly traded companies will accept BitCoin over the next 12 months.
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June 09, 2014, 02:14:03 AM
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My personal favorite was the generosity shown to Dorian Nakamoto after Newsweek ambushed him. It wasn't a major piece of economic news, but it said something very positive about the bit coin community.

Thanks for the reminder, we did seem to help him be happy for a while.  Smiley
I just remembered how he said he "doesn't communicate with Bitcoins anymore" (or something very similar), that was strange, almost like he was clearly part of the project.

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June 09, 2014, 02:24:01 AM
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Anytime some egghead leaves a Silicon Valley giant to work for a Bitcoin startup. Huge validation.

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June 09, 2014, 03:05:37 AM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=641464.0

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June 09, 2014, 03:20:55 AM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=642791.0

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June 09, 2014, 04:14:51 AM
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The collapse of the dollar!

Oh wait that's next year, nevermind.

Sorry, time traveler.

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June 09, 2014, 04:46:47 AM
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No news is good news(c). The best thing about bitcoin this year is the one that didn't happen: bitcoin didn't die!

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June 09, 2014, 06:53:41 AM
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To this point, I'd go with DISH network's acceptance of bitcoin as a payment option.
I still feel that as Direct TV's biggest satellite competitor, it will cause Direct TV and their parent company, AT&T, to take notice and consider the same option.
Bitcoin could gain 100 fold by year's end. 

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June 09, 2014, 07:11:03 AM
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The collapse of the dollar!

Oh wait that's next year, nevermind.

Sorry, time traveler.

The US real national debt figures are shocking. It really is only a matter of time.

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June 09, 2014, 07:36:50 AM
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My one was Mike Maloney talking about Bitcoin, while it may not seem like a big deal to many people he has really good videos on economics, like Ron Paul, he sat down, thought about it and decided that if there's no fraud involved and it's something made in the free market then there shouldn't be a problem.

We need more people thinking this way instead of making stupid assumptions about it.
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June 09, 2014, 07:42:34 AM
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This is definitely in my top 5: http://www.coindesk.com/ebay-ceo-paypal-will-integrate-digital-currencies/
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June 09, 2014, 08:00:01 AM
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ebay is my #1 news even though its not yet happened, we are going past $10k within a few weeks after bitcoin on ebay.
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June 09, 2014, 08:49:57 AM
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Ebay CEO interview is my favorite, but there are plenty of positive news this year so I was spoiled for choice, I hope this is only the beginning.

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June 09, 2014, 08:55:23 AM
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My favorite part was when Obama pretended it didn't exist XD

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June 09, 2014, 10:09:16 AM
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For me, Dish accepting Bitcoins was the best news so far this year. Dish is much bigger when compared to the other companies which accept Bitcoin, such as Overstock, Zynga, and Tigerdirect.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/29/us-dish-network-bitcoin-idUSKBN0E911T20140529

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June 09, 2014, 10:22:32 AM
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The best news for me was the Pricedrop so i could get some bitcoins  Grin
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