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More importantly however, is the fact that Bitcoins can be donated anonymously, which takes the political tracking mechanism away from anyone who wants to know from what person or interest group that money has originated from.
If a foreign entity, or a George Soros-like character is able to pump millions in Bitcoins into the Paul campaign – causing ‘public outrage’ in the classic Hegelian dialectic fashion – then such a politically-charged scenario might – ironically – be used to demonize the concept of an independent Bitcoin.
originally posted by: MystikMushroom
a reply to: TinfoilTP
I feel the same way about bitcoin. Besides, anything that's just a bunch of numbers can potentially be manipulated like the current system is anyway, right?
originally posted by: roadgravel
This is big brother knocking on the digital currency door.
The big players in the world are not going to let average people have control of the money system, at least not with the current banking players still running the game.