Published on August 17th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
Killer Bitcoin App Is Still Lacking Says Nathaniel Popper
“I liked the fact that we could sort of talk about it in concrete terms, through some people that actually owned [bitcoin].
Although Popper inadvertently became The Times’ de-facto bitcoin reporter, he said he was, and still is to an extent, largely skeptical about the digital currency.
Elsewhere, in the US, he said bitcoin had mostly been used in online gambling and drug purchases.
Bitcoin in the media
Bitcoin has been misrepresented by the mainstream media in the past, with journalists sometimes including inaccuracies in their definition of the currency and its underlying technology.
“It’s not the way a bitcoin person would want to have it described … there is a lot of misrepresentation …