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About Bitcoin

Bitcoin in one minute

What is bitcoin

Bitcoin in three sentences (well actually 5 we can't count :) )

Bitcoin is a new kind of money. It's the first decentralized electronic currency not controlled by a single organization or government. Its an open source project, and it is used by more than 100,000 people. All over the world people are trading hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin every day with no middle man and no credit card companies. Its a startup currency which has never happened before.

Useful links

Offical Bitcoin site

Bitcoin Wiki

Bitcoin Forum

Very nice site!

Getting Bitcoin

There are tons of options of getting Bitcoin. Here are a couple of solutions if you have a better solution for a certain region please let me know.

Inside the E.U.

I would recommend Bitstamp. Bitstamp is a Bitcoin exchange with free SEPA deposits. Just deposit the money to their account and exchange your Euro to Bitcoin.

Inside the US

  • Coinbase

Coinbase wants to be the Paypal for Bitcoin. Just hook up your bank account and you can instantly exchange Bitcoin.

  • Bitinstant

BitInstant enables you to make local cash deposits for Bitcoin. Just go down to wallmart for instance and have your Bitcoin in your account without problem. There is also an option to deposit using Dwolla.

Other locations

How do you Buy Bitcoins


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