Russia has become the world’s leader in the interest shown to the newest alternative electronic currency – Bitcoin. Specialists consider that nowadays bitcoin is in the limelight because of the events that take place in Cyprus. Bitcoin is a new type of digital electronic money based on a special algorithm.
Primarily bitcoins were used by virtual computer reality enthusiasts. But during the latest months electronic bitcoins have penetrated into the real life of society and nowadays, for example, it is possible to pay with this currency in a range of London snack bars or buy many goods in the Internet shops. The peculiarity of bitcoins consists in the fact that it is impossible to confiscate them from the proprietor. The virtual currency also allows its owner to remain anonymous in case of necessity.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina