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BizDaily: Bitcoin Island?

April 22nd, 2015

Episode 222 of 836 episodes

What do Thomas the Tank Engine, lifeboats, pilates, and the Bee Gees have in common? They are all success stories from the Isle of Man. The small independent island in the middle of the Irish Sea is now hoping to give a wholesome boost to the bad boy of digital currencies, Bitcoin. Zoe Kleinman speaks to businesses and experts about their forays into digital currencies, and asks if Bitcoin's image is harming its prospects.

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