2011 Observations on the Digital Currency Industry
56 Pages Posted: 7 Dec 2010
Date Written: December 6, 2010
This document takes an informal look at non-bank digital currency payment systems, online value transfer software and digital precious metals (DGC). Focus is placed on the evolution of these systems over the past decade along with the developments of new models including software, products and regulations.
Keywords: digital currency, digital gold currency, webmoney, e-gold, goldmoney, opentransactions, encryption, online payments, digital bearer certificates
JEL Classification: E41, L21, O30, O33
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