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Poll: Would you buy Bitcoin?

Above: Thirty-five percent of those polled said they expect Bitcoin's popularity to nosedive.

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We’ve just released a huge Idiot’s Guide to Bitcoin, and a lot of you have read it already. Now that y’all know the ins and outs of this fascinating crypto-currency, we’re curious: How many of you would want to buy Bitcoin for the first time?

It’s a volatile currency and a risky investment. But it’s also a fee-free way to send money quickly around the globe, bypassing banks and brokers.

So, what do you think: Is Bitcoin the world’s dumbest fad or the wave of the future?

More about the companies and people from this article:

RoboCoin makes it easy to buy and sell Bitcoin wherever there’s a machine.... read more »

Coinbase makes it easy for the average person and business to use the digital currency Bitcoin. Coinbase lets any consumer to create a Bitcoin wallet and start buying/selling Bitcoin instantly by connecting their bank account. In add... read more »

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