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June 19, 2012, 01:31:42 AM
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Hey all - Great article just released on the home page of DailyFinance.com (AOL's prime finance site). Pretty big deal, so I'd encourage all y'all to visit the page, tweet it and like it from the social tags at the top (this boosts their results), and add a comment at the bottom.

EDIT: Actually made it to AOL.com home page. See second screenshot below.

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/06/18/bitcoins-euro-europe-safe-haven-currency/




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June 19, 2012, 01:33:04 AM
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Woot!!

Im clicking to see Mike Bryan in action!!!

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June 19, 2012, 01:33:46 AM
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Wow.  One click from Aol.com to the article! 


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June 19, 2012, 01:37:36 AM
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Wow.  One click from Aol.com to the article! 



Thanks for the tip, added second screenshot.
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June 19, 2012, 01:39:29 AM
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Woot!!

Im clicking to see Mike Bryan in action!!!

I love the irony of a Citi ad on the page also...  Citi is paying the website which just featured an article about the monetary system that will destroy Citi.  Grin
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June 19, 2012, 04:34:43 AM
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I wonder if one of the billionaire media magnates has bought into bitcoin and is now promoting it  Wink

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June 19, 2012, 04:41:37 AM
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Bitcoin is in the aol mail top stories too.

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June 19, 2012, 04:50:25 AM
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I wonder if one of the billionaire media magnates has bought into bitcoin and is now promoting it  Wink

That's not as far fetched as it may sound Wink

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June 19, 2012, 04:55:30 AM
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Two ways to look at this...

1) It's highly unlikely that anyone still using AOL will be competent enough to even understand Bitcoin at the point, letalone use it.

or

2) If we've come so far that even AOLers are aware of us, we've come pretty damn far.

Not sure which I'm sticking with just yet...

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June 19, 2012, 05:08:34 AM
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What's an aol?  Wink

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June 19, 2012, 05:09:17 AM
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1) It's highly unlikely that anyone still using AOL will be competent enough to even understand Bitcoin at the point, letalone use it.


That's the correct one. Just look at the comments on the article and you'll understand why lol

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June 19, 2012, 05:13:11 AM
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1) It's highly unlikely that anyone still using AOL will be competent enough to even understand Bitcoin at the point, letalone use it.


That's the correct one. Just look at the comments on the article and you'll understand why lol

Don't judge DailyFinance readership to their commentators on the website. It's read by many financial intellectuals, professionals, mainstream public.

The overall tone of the article was solid. I think the voice of the story is that Bitcoin has great uses, in a real life concept that applies to the consumer side with economic and financial legitimacy. Just look at the numbers.

I'm really happy that Bitcoin articles over the past few weeks and months. We went from "The Rise and Fall of Bitcoin" to:

"The Rise"

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June 19, 2012, 05:29:24 AM
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Despite the overall solid tone of the article, I felt from it and from recent media a kind of too much blaiming to EUR in contast with USD.

While they both deserve such attitude.

Can you agree?

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June 19, 2012, 06:28:59 AM
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I can't believe this whole "Bitcoin is safer than the Euro" meme is still getting traction.  Roll Eyes  Not that I disagree.  Wink

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June 19, 2012, 06:42:49 AM
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What's an aol?  Wink

An analogy: AOL was to the Internet in the past as PayPal is to Bitcoin today.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AOL

The irony.

Concerned that blockchain bloat will lead to centralization? Storing less than 4 GB of data once required the budget of a superpower and a warehouse full of punched cards. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/87/IBM_card_storage.NARA.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punched_card
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June 19, 2012, 06:58:01 AM
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I can't believe this whole "Bitcoin is safer than the Euro" meme is still getting traction.  Roll Eyes  Not that I disagree.  Wink

Any mention of Bitcoin as alternative is good.

But current attack on EUR seems to outshine USD in eyes of public Smiley

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June 19, 2012, 11:14:17 AM
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I can't believe this whole "Bitcoin is safer than the Euro" meme is still getting traction.  Roll Eyes  Not that I disagree.  Wink

I dont think the Euro will cease to be traded as a currency for a long time, at least in some countries of the EU.
I also dont think bitcoin will cease to be traded, but it may loose much value in the long run and in market crashes for a number of reasons the Euro is safe from experiencing, like being declared illegal in some jurisdictions, having to fade besides a better alternative (bitcoin 2.0?), being hacked all the time (ok bitcoin has not been hacked as a scource code, but it is still thinkable, while the Euro cannot be hacked in any way. How do you want to hack a bill?).

To summarize my unrequested thoughts: Euro kind of save, BTC a fucking rollercoaster ride with some parts of the track missing.
Lets go rollercoaster!
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June 19, 2012, 12:27:55 PM
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ok bitcoin has not been hacked as a scource code, but it is still thinkable, while the Euro cannot be hacked in any way. How do you want to hack a bill?

How would I hack a bill? Well, I suppose I could let a bankrupt government print more of them, thereby reducing the value to almost nothing, but that's not likely to happen anytime soon... wait, never mind. Roll Eyes

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June 19, 2012, 12:45:15 PM
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How would I hack a bill?

Simple. You hack the mind who help make the bill in the first place.  Wink

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June 19, 2012, 01:20:58 PM
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I'm I the only one getting the feeling that the (media) train is once again really starting to roll for Bitcoin?
In December and January when Bitcoin was left for dead by the media there was no popular media exposure, then by March we were getting roughly by-weekly exposure. And now it is multiple times every week!
This is great.

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