Imagine a currency which is free of government control, and impervious to inflation.
Imagine a new Internet which was truly decentralized, in which every computer was a server, sending and receiving files It is not just an idle dream; this is achievable now.
Through Namecoin, a new World Wide Web could be created which was censorship proof, and also tradeable. While browsing on this platform, imagine that every artefact that you encountered -- be it GIF, JPG, MP3, or even a snippet of poetry -- had its own mediachain, detailing its origin and its intellectual property rights. Smart browsers can skip over intrusive cookies and ads, and would allow you to tip the creators of content which enriched your life.
Cut out the middlemen; reward directly content creators! Mind you, it is possible that a content creator could be your toaster, or a thermostat in Siberia! As Jaron Lanier opined, every gadget deserves to profit. That said, even a toaster can crash the Internet.
That is one vision of the future... Kim Dotcom has another.
Have you ever wanted to play the markets, but didn't have the necessary capital to get started? Bitcoin makes this possible. Create a virtual nation with likeminded others, backed by your own virtual gold standard. The world's your oyster. BitNation is coming.
The balloon will pop, one day or another... of that we can be sure.
Every person is a country, and now even time can be traded.
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