Comment: Bitcoins go on sale ... bitcoinity.com quote at one buck

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Bitcoins go on sale ... bitcoinity.com quote at one buck

and change.

http://bitcoinity.org/markets bid: 1.156 ask: 1.156
Yes, that's a period, not a comma. One dollar and 15 cents. Get your mBTCs while they're cheap!

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Oh, yeah, there's that little "m" in "mBTC" and a notice at the top of the page:
Bitcoinity switched to mBTC as the default bitcoin unit. 1,000 mBTC = 1 BTC

I wrote earlier today that "A 'bitcoin split' would actually be very positive for bitcoin as a vehicle for speculation, just as it was for the dot coms" and what do you know, here's a fairly well-known site (sponsored by Gyft) quoting millibitcoins instead of bitcoins so that the price looks cheaper. I predict the other exchanges will follow. It's a smart move, and if you were watching the dot com bubble and the stock splits done for the same reason there this is no surprise.

When the shift to mBTC catches on, don't forget that instead of saying "it's scarce because there are only ever going to be 21 million of them" it now needs to be "it's scarce because there will only ever be 21 billion of them."