Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble

Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, it’s a contentious topic divided by the many lovers, haters, believers and non-believers alike. Many know something about, yet, we need to scratch what’s beneath the surface. That is exactly what this documentary does, by looking at the core function Bitcoin/e-money and it’s related developments. Where is this crazy rollercoaster going to take us? Well, this documentary suggested some ideas, looking at the the history of currency, on where we may go with this.

”I think that the internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of government. Now one thing that is missing, but that will soon be developed, is a reliable ‘e-cash’, a method whereby on the internet you can transfer funds from A to B without A knowing B or B knowing A.”

Milton Friedman, July 1999.

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Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble

by Rogier Want time to read: 1 min