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June 13, 2012, 11:15:22 PM
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Bitcoin safer than the euro?
What do government bonds and bitcoin have in common? Some investors think they're just a bit safer than the euro at the moment.

Josh Taylor
2012-06-14

http://www.zdnet.com.au/bitcoin-safer-than-the-euro-339339644.htm


..., European investors are shifting their cash out of Europe and into other, safer investments, like the US Treasury Bonds, and, yes, even bitcoin.
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According to NIST and ECRYPT II, the cryptographic algorithms used in Bitcoin are expected to be strong until at least 2030. (After that, it will not be too difficult to transition to different algorithms.)
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June 13, 2012, 11:28:17 PM
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A bitcoin exchange was hacked in June last year, resulting in around 500,000 bitcoins being stolen...

That's not how I remember it.
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A bitcoin exchange was hacked in June last year, resulting in around 500,000 bitcoins being stolen...

That's not how I remember it.

Me neither.

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June 15, 2012, 09:57:05 AM
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A bitcoin exchange was hacked in June last year, resulting in around 500,000 bitcoins being stolen...

That's not how I remember it.

Nice work on getting those errors fixed and good to see that ZDnet are willing to do so quickly.

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