It will be everywhere and the world will have to readjust. World governments will have to readjust.
John McAfee, founder of McAfee, Inc., Bloomberg interview.
Blockchain is the tech. Bitcoin is merely the first mainstream manifestation of its potential.
Bitcoin actually has the balance and incentives right, and that is why it is starting to take off
Julian Assange, Founder of Wikileaks
The reason we’re all here is that the current ﬁnancial system is outdated.
Every informed person needs to know about Bitcoin because it might be one of the world’s most important developments.
If you guys want proof Bitcoin is real, send them to me, I’ll cash them out and feed homeless people.
So Bitcoin is cyber snob currency
Bitcoin will do to banks what email did to the postal industry
Rick Falkvinge, Founder of the Swedish pirate party
Bitcoin represents a significant threat to the currency domination of the USA, which is the only thing propping up the nation’s status as a worldwide superpower.
Rick Falkvinge, founder of the Swedish Pirate Party
The relative success of the Bitcoin proves that money first and foremost depends on trust. Neither gold nor bonds are needed to back up a currency.
There are 3 eras of currency: Commodity based, politically based, and now, math based.
Bitcoin is a very exciting development, it might lead to a world currency. I think over the next decade it will grow to become one of the most important ways to pay for things and transfer assets.
Bitcoin promises to take at least some of that power away from governments and hand it to people. That alone augurs significant political, cultural, and economic clashes.
It’s money 2.0, a huge huge huge deal.
I am very intrigued by Bitcoin. It has all the signs. Paradigm shift, hackers love it, yet it’s derided as a toy. Just like microcomputers.
Bitcoin totally strips away the State’s control over money.
Bitcoin is Cash with Wings
Bitcoin is a remarkable cryptographic achievement and the ability to create something that is not duplicable in the digital world has enormous value
We have elected to put our money and faith in a mathematical framework that is free of politics and human error.
Tyler Winklevoss, Co-creator of Facebook
Bitcoin was created to serve a highly political intent, a free and uncensored network where all can participate with equal access.
Cryptocurrency is such a powerful concept that it can almost overturn governments.
Bitcoin is the most important invention in the history of the world since the Internet.
So my view’s quite clear. I believe cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is the first example, I believe they’re going to change the world.
The blockchain keeps everyone honest, and a whole layer of banking bureaucracy is removed, lowering costs.
Bitcoin, and the ideas behind it, will be a disruptor to the traditional notions of currency. In the end, currency will be better for it.
Edmund C. Moy
I understand the political ramifications of [bitcoin] and I think that government should stay out of them and they should be perfectly legal.