“I think the internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of government. The one thing that’s missing but that will soon be developed, is a reliable e-cash.”

– Professor Milton Friedman , a Nobel Prize winner in economics

““Bitcoin is a technological tour de force.”

-Bill Gates , Microsoft Founder

“When bitcoin currency is converted from currency into cash, that interface has to remain under some regulatory safeguards. I think the fact that within the bitcoin universe an algorithm replaces the function of the goverment …[that] is actually pretty cool.”

-Al Gore , Former Vice President of the United States