Abro este hilo recopilatorio de citas de personas importantes en otros ámbitos sobre bitcoin.
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Bill Gates ,Microsoft: Bitcoin Is ‘Better Than Currency’
Milton Friedman, premio nobel en economía: “I think the internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of government. The one thing that’s missing but that will soon be developed, is a reliable e-cash.”
Ron Paul, Congresista de USA: If people start using bitcoins en masse, “it’ll go down in history as the destroyer of the dollar,”
The Winklevoss twins tell us why they believe Bitcoin will come to dominate global finance
Tyler Winklevoss: “We have elected to put our money and faith in a mathematical framework that is free of politics and human error.”
Edward Snowden mentioned blockchain technology as a possible method for bringing decentralized routing protocols to the masses.
Richard Branson , fundador de virgin: I have invested in Bitcoin because I believe in its potential, the capacity it has to transform global payments
John McAfee , fundador de McAfee Antivirus “It will be everywhere and the world will have to readjust. World governments will have to readjust.”
Al Gore: “Regulation of money supply needs to be depoliticized… especially as it applies to virtual currencies”
“I’m a big fan of BitCoin.”
Paul Buchheit , creador de gmail “Bitcoin may be the TCP/IP of money.”
Peter Thiel , cofundador de Paypal : “I do think Bitcoin is the first [encrypted money] that has the potential to do something like change the world."
David Marcus, CEO de Paypal: I really like Bitcoin. I own Bitcoins.
Julian Assange, fundador de Wikileaks: “the most interesting intellectual development on the Internet in the last five years.” “Bitcoin is more than just an online currency”
Kim Dotcom: Bitcoin: The currency of the future? Everyone should use it. Break the U.S. payment processing monopoly.
Eric Schmidt, CEO de Google: “Bitcoin is a remarkable cryptographic achievement," “Lot’s of people will build businesses on top of that.”
Nassim Taleb (autor de El Cisne Negro: “Bitcoin is the beginning of something great: a currency without a government, something necessary and imperative. But I am not familiar with the specific product to assert whether it is the best potential setup. And we need a long time to establish confidence.”
Ashton Kutcher: “the bitcoin revolution is taking place.”
Jay Reinemann, director de BBVA Ventures: “En esencia Bitcoin es un protocolo descentralizado que permite el intercambio de valor entre partes en cualquier lugar del mundo, algo que potencialmente podría alterar los servicios financieros”
CEO de Dropbox Drew Houston; co-fundador de Ebay Jeff Skoll; CEO de Expedia Dara Khosrowshahi; co-fundadores de PayPal Peter Thiel y Max Levchin; y co-fundador de Zynga Mark Pincus invierten en startup de bitcoin.
Wenceslao Casares, fundador de Banco Lemon: I think bitcoin may very well be the best form of money we’ve ever seen in the history of civilization.
Bigger than the internet
Rick Falkvinge, fundador del partido pirata sueco y emprendedor tecnológico: “Bitcoin represents a significant threat to the currency domination of the USA, which is the only thing propping up the nation’s status as a worldwide superpower.”
Bitcoin will hit $5 Million
Max Keiser : “This is what we’ve been waiting for, this is the cyberchryst moment. This is when the activists that have been pushing against the FED are going to win.”
Gottfried Leibbrandt, CEO de SWIFT: Swift could someday send transactions in bitcoin as a currency if banks offer accounts in bitcoin”