i think these people are all the same they just use guns,food,drugs as a offline currency and bitcoin as there online currency for silk-road-market-place or other unlawful "FREEDOM" online activities .
Originally Posted by bridgman
its just called: libertarian-anarcho-capitalism-cypherpunk
these people are just people who think "resistance is NOT futile"
Bitcoin is a payment / monetary system, it is not "economy".
Originally Posted by Kivada
It does nothing beyond exchanging money and securing the stack using processing power of volunteers.
The volunteer efforts are compensated from payment transactions.
The amount of compensation is tied up to amount of virtual currency, so that the more people help secure the system, the less compensation they get and vice versa.
Should you have further questions, do not hesitate to read Wikipedia article on "Electronic money".
Right! And there is a multi-million-dollar-turnover business going on with bitcoins right now.
Originally Posted by brosis
Only naive and stupid people think you can not make good business with bitcoins.
For example: "Bitcoin-based casino rakes in more than £300,000 profit in six months" http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-01/23/bitcoin
Its just the new gold-standard for the "internet"