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[[User:Malaclyps|Danny O'Brien]] is accepting [http://bitcoin.org Bitcoin] donations on behalf of Noisebridge.  In a mailing list post[1][2], he sent the following clear-signed GPG message:
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[[User:Malaclyps|Danny O'Brien]] is accepting [http://bitcoin.org Bitcoin] donations on behalf of Noisebridge.  In a [https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2011-May/022986.html mailing list post] (and [https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2011-May/022999.html followup]), he sent the following clear-signed GPG message:
 
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=== Controversy ===
  
 
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According to an unsigned edit to this page by 69.181.70.193, "Bitcoins are an enormously stupid Ponzi scheme that no self respecting hacker should touch with a 10 foot grounded pole."
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# https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2011-May/022986.html
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=== Anti-controversy ===
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* It's not a Ponzi scheme if you can get your money converted back immediately, is it (hint: http://mtgox.com, a Bitcoin exchange)? Some more perspective: http://weusecoins.com
Bitcoins are an enormously stupid Ponzi scheme that no self respecting hacker should touch with a 10 foot grounded pole.
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* Fringe ideas are always ridiculed.
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* Bitcoins have been around for 2.5years now
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* FSF accepts bitcoins (http://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/bitcoins-a-new-way-to-donate-to-the-fsf)
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* WikiLeaks accepts bitcoins (http://shop.wikileaks.org/donate  http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonmatonis/2012/08/20/wikileaks-bypasses-financial-blockade-with-bitcoin/)
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* The price of a bitcoin to USD has been above $2 during 2012. The highest it's gone has been <strike>$14.33</strike> <strike>$106.00</strike> $236.00. ( http://blockchain.info/charts/market-price )

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Danny O'Brien is accepting Bitcoin donations on behalf of Noisebridge. In a mailing list post (and followup), he sent the following clear-signed GPG message:

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I can take bitcoins for Noisebridge (I'm on the board for whatever that counts as -- at the very least, Noisebridge have a tradition that you can give cash to a board member as a donation)

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Controversy

According to an unsigned edit to this page by 69.181.70.193, "Bitcoins are an enormously stupid Ponzi scheme that no self respecting hacker should touch with a 10 foot grounded pole."


Anti-controversy

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