The last few days saw bitcoins reaching the record value of USD 11,000. Apart from this last peak, happening in a market that is proving quite volatile, currently between 9000 and 10000 US dollars are needed to buy a single unit of the most popular – not the only one – of all cryptocurrencies to enter a market worth roughly 170 billion dollars
Paola Severino analyzes risks and opportunities in using digital divices and the Internet: from cyber attacks to the international prevention and control network with a particular focus on bitcoin and blockchain
A mysterious inventor, whose identity is unknown. A new currency, issued not from a sovereign state but from a computer network and not controlled by banks or governments. A very short introduction to the $ 65 billion’s electronic currency.