DGC Founder Discusses His New Book, The Digital Currency Challenge

Carl Mullan is DGC’s founder, former editor and publisher of DGCMagazine with more than 50 past issues online. His new book, The Digital Currency Challenge – Shaping Online Payment Systems through US Financial Regulations, is now available on Amazon.

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Bitcoin – A Jack of All Trades is the Master of None

As cybercommerce begins it will lead inevitably to cyber-money.— James Davidson, The Sovereign Individual, 1996

The hype surrounding Bitcoin has gone off the charts in the past year.  For those of us who have been involved with digital currency systems since the 1990’s, it is interesting to see how people caught up in the hype think Bitcoin is wonderful but in many cases cannot clearly see the reason why.  Other enthusiasts think that Bitcoin is the ultimate solution for all payments.

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A Customer’'s Review of Kraken

Kraken, by Payward, is a new bitcoin/altcoin trading market based in Sweden, which has been trending on Angel List for the past few months.

krakenKraken allows members to fund their accounts and trade using Euro, USD, Won, Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin, Namecoin and Ven.

Kraken’’s trading books allow USD trades for five crypto-currencies, as well as a pairing of Bitcoin with Litecoin, and trading Bitcoins against the other two fiat currencies (Euros and Won).

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