From the Editor: Can Bitcoin be Saved from the ‘Dark Side?’
August 7, 2015
It has had a difficult childhood and a rocky adolescence, but Bitcoin is a pretty smart payment protocol that still has a promising future.
Trouble is, the virtual currency seems to have been adopted by lots of questionable characters, some of them outright criminals, including murderers, traffickers in human beings and drugs, extortionists and terrorists. So it’s reasonable to ask if Bitcoin can be saved from the dark side.