Bitcoin edges toward respectability

Image courtesy of Victor Habbick at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Image courtesy of Victor Habbick at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

The virtual currency Bitcoin is still a long way from gaining public acceptance and trust. It has many issues – liquidity and stability being two at the top of the list. But many are convinced that the world’s population will soon come to use digital currencies as a part of their everyday lives. This year’s Budget was the first to feature digital currencies and the UK chancellor George Osborne has himself purchased some Bitcoin.

Read Jon Card’s feature in the Guardian about Bitcoin

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