The problem, as I see it, is that bitcoin only value is it’s medium of exchange, without any real effort. It is ripe for fraud and manipulation, but what fiat monetary system isn’t. The automatic systems of growth to a finite number of units along with the division into smaller increments are intended to eliminate the problems of past monetary failures but cannot control human nature. As the medium of exchange and perceived value increases, hording will occur.
Latest posts by Jordan Tuwiner (see all)
- “Bitcoin Is Declining, but Is It Dead?” – Government Technology | $236.61 - September 21, 2015
- “Distributed Ledgers Part I – Bitcoin is dead” – Pascal Bouvier | $281.47 - August 4, 2015
- “Bitcoin isn’t the future of money — it’s either a Ponzi scheme or a pyramid scheme” – Washington Post | $236.73 - June 8, 2015