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Is Bitcoin a Real Currency?

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Is Bitcoin a Real Currency? An economic appraisal

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Is Bitcoin a real currency ???

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Bitcoin Pizza Day: Tomorrw 5/22/20 is the 10 year anniversary of the $100M pizza order and bitcoin's real world use as a currency. How do we celebrate?

Bitcoin Pizza Day: Tomorrw 5/22/20 is the 10 year anniversary of the $100M pizza order and bitcoin's real world use as a currency. How do we celebrate? submitted by Boredguy32 to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Dear central bankers of the world, I will use a central bank digital currency once it is backed by something real like bitcoin.

That is all ...
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Bitcoin is a real currency

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People who say BTC is a store of value have no idea how Bitcoin first took off - because of Silk Road. Nobody in his right mind would have gambled on a coin which almost literally came out of thin air and wasn't used for anything, but actually having a use case made it a real currency.

One study estimated most of the of coins mined at the time (circa 2013) went through SR , so most of its use case was a currency - the complete opposite of what Core pushes it to be now.
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It’s 2028 and 1 Bitcoin is worth 1 million US dollars. If a luxury home was worth 1 million US dollars back in 2019, what would you estimate that this same luxury home is worth in USD and in BTC now? Does hyperbitcoinization require hyperinflation of government currencies and real estate?

It’s 2028 and 1 Bitcoin is worth 1 million US dollars. If a luxury home was worth 1 million US dollars back in 2019, what would you estimate that this same luxury home is worth in USD and in BTC now? Does hyperbitcoinization require hyperinflation of government currencies and real estate? submitted by Sandiegosurf1 to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

"Try and do a transaction of $100,000 in Bitcoin. I tried to do some real estate in Switzerland with it once. It is a useless currency. It is a useless currency."

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Bitcoin is not a Real Currency, Says Former ECB President

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Bitcoin is not a Real Currency, Says Former ECB President

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Just purchased at Bic Camera Japan with payment confirmed in minutes. Thanks Bitcoin! PSA: Don’t believe the FUD, Bitcoin works as a currency for the real world and Japan is going nuts for it. Now to apply for my drone license.....

Just purchased at Bic Camera Japan with payment confirmed in minutes. Thanks Bitcoin! PSA: Don’t believe the FUD, Bitcoin works as a currency for the real world and Japan is going nuts for it. Now to apply for my drone license..... submitted by junglehypothesis to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

"2009-2013 Everyone knows Bitcoin is a CURRENCY. 2014 IRS dictates that Bitcoin is a COMMODITY. 2014 Blockstream is formed and tries to morph Bitcoin into a COMMODITY. 2017: Every real Bitcoiner knows the IRS is wrong. Bitcoin is a CURRENCY and #BitcoinCash is the real Bitcoin."~Roger Ver

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If you own a future, piece of a trust or other contract on Bitcoin, remember that the real power of this currency is being able to hodl it yourself

Not your keys, not your coin. Now is the time to study up.
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Unathi Kwaza RT from FEE: President Trump says he's not a fan of Bitcoin and suggested the only real currency is the US dollar.

Unathi Kwaza RT from FEE: President Trump says he's not a fan of Bitcoin and suggested the only real currency is the US dollar. submitted by TweetArchiveBot to LibertyRSA [link] [comments]

So, I just saw this on Steam: Bitcoin trading game. "This is a simulation of the digital currency trading game, the data is synchronized in real-time from online exchanges (such as: #GDAX , #BINANCE). You can learn how to trade digital currency in this game." Would you buy this?

So, I just saw this on Steam: Bitcoin trading game. submitted by VeryAngryFish to CryptoCurrency [link] [comments]

If Bitcoin is perceived as a bubble and not real currency by some countries, banks, and financial groups, why do they go out of their way to stop their customers/citizens from participating in it?

To me it’s analogous to stopping their citizens or customers from purchasing beanie babies (John Oliver). For me it seems unconventional for these institutions to try to control how you spend your money. If your customers or citizens are deciding to spend $8k (current BTC price) on something that the institution thinks is worth nothing, why don’t they do anything to stop their citizens from buying other things that are overly priced or which may hurt me financially? For example, I don’t see my country or bank telling me to stop buying iPhones and BMWs as I go deeper into debt. While it is the same, in that these things will never be worth more than what I paid (their current view of BTC).
I guess one can argue I’m viewing BTC as an item or object, and these institutions are saying it’s an investment. But then where were they when the nation was buying overpriced homes? Is it any different than that of their customers and citizens having high expectations in 2007 when the institutions didn’t care, but that we have high hopes now with BTC and they do care?
Edit - I’m not asking this to provoke a feeling of us against the institutions. I am looking for real answers. In hindsight I probably should have used a serious tag.
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If Bitcoin becomes a major currency, then tens of trillions of dollars on the "legacy ledger of fantasy fiat" will evaporate, destroying AXA, whose CEO is head of the Bilderbergers. This is the real reason why AXA bought Blockstream: to artificially suppress Bitcoin volume and price with 1MB blocks.

https://np.reddit.com/btc/comments/4r1jwk/maxwells_boss_and_christine_lagarde/
The man in the picture in the link above is Henri de Castries - chairman of the Bilderberg Group, and CEO of AXA, an insurance giant which has over half a trillion dollars in exposure to dangerous derivatives, and whose "investment arm" AXA Strategic Ventures is one of the main owners of Blockstream (ie, Gregory Maxwell is literally getting paid by the masters of the legacy ledger of fantasy fiat).
If the new counterparty-free hard asset Bitcoin becomes a major world currency, then companies like AXA (and most other members of the Bilderberg Group) will lose tens of trillions of dollars since they will no longer be able to rule the world with their "legacy ledger" of debt-based "fantasy fiat" which they ninja-mine quantitatively-ease (QE) into existence out of thin air (which is why the fiat in your pocket and your bank account is worth less and less every year).
This is the real reason why AXA is trying to quietly destroy Bitcoin, by "investing" in Blockstream and strangling the Bitcoin network with artificially tiny 1 MB blocks.
As long as miners continue to use code with a tiny hard-coded artificial 1 MB "max blocksize" limit, imposed by the corrupt / incompetent Gregory Maxwell who is CTO of the AXA/Bilderberg-owned private company Blockstream, then Bitcoin volume and price will continue to be artificially suppressed.
We need to liberate Bitcoin from the centralized control of Gregory Maxwell and AXA/Bilderberg/Blockstream/Core - which will remove the artificial 1 MB "max blocksize" - and then Bitcoin volume and price will again be free to rise to their natural levels, allowing Bitcoin to become a major world currency.
The old posts below may be interesting for people who want to explore this further.
Sorry for all these re-posts but there's not much new to say, and we've been saying it for months. And sorry for the tinfoil - but the people who "own" you (see this 3-minute George Carlin clip on YouTube) are probably never going to openly admit to you exactly how they manage to own you - so it makes sense that you might have to do a little digging to connect the dots yourself, perhaps along the following lines:
Blockstream is now controlled by the Bilderberg Group - seriously! AXA Strategic Ventures, co-lead investor for Blockstream's $55 million financing round, is the investment arm of French insurance giant AXA Group - whose CEO Henri de Castries has been chairman of the Bilderberg Group since 2012.
https://np.reddit.com/btc/comments/47zfzt/blockstream_is_now_controlled_by_the_bilderberg/
The insurance company with the biggest exposure to the 1.2 quadrillion dollar (ie, 1200 TRILLION dollar) derivatives casino is AXA. Yeah, that AXA, the company whose CEO is head of the Bilderberg Group, and whose "venture capital" arm bought out Bitcoin development by "investing" in Blockstream.
https://np.reddit.com/btc/comments/4k1r7v/the_insurance_company_with_the_biggest_exposure/
Greg Maxwell used to have intelligent, nuanced opinions about "max blocksize", until he started getting paid by AXA, whose CEO is head of the Bilderberg Group - the legacy financial elite which Bitcoin aims to disintermediate. Greg always refuses to address this massive conflict of interest. Why?
https://np.reddit.com/btc/comments/4mlo0z/greg_maxwell_used_to_have_intelligent_nuanced/
So... The insurer whose "solvency" is most dependent on maintaining the fiction that the riskiest assets in Exter's Inverted Pyramid (derivatives) are actually worth something - is now paying the devs who write the code for the solidest asset in that pyramid (Bitcoin). What could possibly go wrong?
https://np.reddit.com/btc/comments/4k4hia/so_the_insurer_whose_solvency_is_most_dependent/
The owners of Blockstream are spending $75 million to do a "controlled demolition" of Bitcoin by manipulating the Core devs & the Chinese miners. This is cheap compared to the $ trillions spent on the wars on Iraq & Libya - who also defied the Fed / PetroDollar / BIS private central banking cartel.
https://np.reddit.com/btc/comments/48vhn0/the_owners_of_blockstream_are_spending_75_million/
The day when the Bitcoin community realizes that Greg Maxwell and Core/Blockstream are the main thing holding us back (due to their dictatorship and censorship - and also due to being trapped in the procedural paradigm) - that will be the day when Bitcoin will start growing and prospering again.
https://np.reddit.com/btc/comments/4q95ri/the_day_when_the_bitcoin_community_realizes_that/
Bitcoin's market price is trying to rally, but it is currently constrained by Core/Blockstream's artificial blocksize limit. Chinese miners can only win big by following the market - not by following Core/Blockstream. The market will always win - either with or without the Chinese miners.
https://np.reddit.com/btc/comments/4ipb4q/bitcoins_market_price_is_trying_to_rally_but_it/
Bitcoin has its own E = mc2 law: Market capitalization is proportional to the square of the number of transactions. But, since the number of transactions is proportional to the (actual) blocksize, then Blockstream's artificial blocksize limit is creating an artificial market capitalization limit!
https://np.reddit.com/btc/comments/4dfb3bitcoin_has_its_own_e_mc2_law_market/
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Could you be anymore like Bitcoin Core people? You went full r/Bitcoin, the EXACT same posts as last year in august. This really shows me the real issue with crypto currencies aren't the developers but the community. This makes me wanna leave BCH as a whole there is currently no potential left.

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I live in Panama City, all these fools running to ATMs to get dinosaur cash, can’t wait to use bitcoin to finally prove it is superior in a real life Armageddon situation ... a currency that requires electricity and electronics to clear transactions, what could go wrong in a hurricane?

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