Mining bitcoin is a slow and costly business of adding the right numbers to the bitcoin blockchain, says Jake Van Der Kamp, while the US Treasury can fire up its printing presses and flood you with dollar bills at will. Photo: TNS
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The world seems to think ‘bitcoin bad’ – but it’s not the only currency that needs to settle down

With the gold standard gone the value of any currency depends entirely on whether people have confidence in it and a growing number of people have confidence in the bitcoin

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Mining bitcoin is a slow and costly business of adding the right numbers to the bitcoin blockchain, says Jake Van Der Kamp, while the US Treasury can fire up its printing presses and flood you with dollar bills at will. Photo: TNS
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