Bitcoin is the Internet currency: a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority: there is no government, company or bank in charge of Bitcoin. As such, it is more resistant to wild inflation and to corrupt banks. With Bitcoin you can be your bank .
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