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Kreutzberg, Berlin: the physical Bitcoin neighborhood

photo of Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens
3rd May 2013

In Kreuzberg, Berlin, virtual currency Bitcoin has expanded off the internet to become a favoured medium of exchange in real shops and bars. Joerg Platzer, the owner of bar Room 77 is helping to establish what he believes to be the world’s first Bitcoin local economy.

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One Response to “Kreutzberg, Berlin: the physical Bitcoin neighborhood”

  1. Bitcoin suitcase eats your pocket change, spits out digital currency - Howard Roper Says:

    […] a number of setbacks, but its influence seems to be steadily growing. More web services and physical shops have begun accepting it, and various cities now host “Satoshi Squares” — meeting […]

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