Sep 24, 2014

Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

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by - c/net

Bitcoin, the best known form of virtual currency, faces numerous obstacles to widespread acceptance and adoption, but a new group called Coin Center has added a voice of support.

The organization is led by Jerry Brito, a law professor and a former research fellow at George Mason’s Mercatus Center. In an announcement made Thursday, Brito said Coin Center is a “new non-profit research and advocacy center focused on the public policy issues facing cryptocurrency technologies.” Bitcoin was the first and still the best known virtual currency or crytocurrency, which means that cryptography is used for its transactions and its creation.

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