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MintChip: 2012’s Bitcoin?

Canada’s Royal Mint is launching a digital currency called MintChip. Its suppose to allow small or large, anonymous transactions. Sounds familiar, no? The transaction has to take place between two specifically equipped hardware devices (potentially a microSD card) but that has not been fully worked out yet. What has been worked out is a contest! Developers can access the MintChip code to use in apps and the winner will get one 10-ounce wafer of pure gold.

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