A real-life bitcoin minted by American enthusiast Mike Caldwell. The actual currency is only used electronically. Photo: Reuters
A real-life bitcoin minted by American enthusiast Mike Caldwell. The actual currency is only used electronically. Photo: Reuters
Stephen Vines
Opinion

Opinion

Stephen Vines

Bitcoin's teething troubles not unusual

Chaos and wrong turns accompany any pioneering business, but the virtual currency may yet end up confounding its naysayers

A real-life bitcoin minted by American enthusiast Mike Caldwell. The actual currency is only used electronically. Photo: Reuters
A real-life bitcoin minted by American enthusiast Mike Caldwell. The actual currency is only used electronically. Photo: Reuters
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