The Fierce Battle for the Soul of Bitcoin

By Robert McMillan There’s a fundamental rift over what bitcoin should become. Many of the currency’s original proponents?call them crypto-libertarians?see it as a step toward an entirely new economy, one that can’t be influenced by an overweening federal government or rapacious financial industry. Meanwhile, some of the new entrants to the bitcoin universe?venture capitalists and entrepreneurs?have a much different vision.

Source: Wired