PBS NewsHour

Bitcoin gains mainstream interest after 'outlier' appeal

Clip: Season 2013 | 8m 14s

Bitcoin, a digital currency, has appealed to high-tech skeptics of government-issued money, as well as global criminals who are eager and able to capitalize on a totally free market. But mainstream investors are taking notice. Paul Solman reports on the potential, advantages and risks of this crypto-currency.

Aired: 10/04/13

Rating: NR

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