David Wolman talked about his Wired Magazine article, "How to Save Bitcoin: Let's Take Ecash Mainstream," and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Bitcoin is a digital currency, lacking any type of centralized control, that allows the exchange of payment for goods and services without using real money. He discussed how Bitcoin is used and how it differs from credit cards, its implications for law enforcement, consumers, and the economy; fluctuations in its values; its potential impact on the future of currency systems; and more. This program was part of a "Washington Journal" series highlighting magazine articles.
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