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ValueWeb: How fintech firms are using bitcoin blockchain and mobile technologies to create the Internet by Chris Skinner

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Once we have a system in place where we can connect electronically to transfer value person-to-person, peer-to-peer (P2P), between anyone on the planet, things get interesting. As discussed in the last chapter, not only are we able to communicate value in real-time globally, but we are able to include everyone in that network, from farmers on the plains of Africa to traders in the offices of Wall Street. Every mobile telephone can be a point of purchase and a point of sale. That means that those farmers in Africa can now sell milk, meat and leather to those traders in Wall Street, in real-time with an immediate exchange of information.

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