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June 17, 2013

Best of the Weekend: Bitcoin Believers, Rivalling Fabergé, Avoiding Google

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We’ve gone through the weekend papers and picked out the best bits, so you don’t have to

1. The Bitcoin believers, FT (£)

A growing band of young evangelists believe virtual currency Bitcoin is the economic future. But how long before regulation catches up with them?

2. The NSA has us snared in its trap – and there’s no way out, Observer

A boycott of Facebook, Microsoft, Google et al is easy to talk about, but almost impossible to achieve

Bitcoin believers

3. The Gift of Doubt, The New Yorker

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5. A good egg, The Sunday Times (£)

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