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Digital Currency Creating Interest and Controversy

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People who want to buy goods, pay for services, or transfer money anywhere in the world bypassing all the banks, credit cards and other financial services, even the governments, increasingly use virtual money called Bitcoin. Devised in 2009 by a secretive software developer, whose real name nobody knows, the digital currency is generating a lot of interest - and controversy. About 1,700 businesses around the word now accept Bitcoins. The encrypted electronic money is sold, bought and...

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