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The struggle over Bitcoin's future

by Aarti Shahani, The California Report | Take Two

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A pile of Bitcoins are shown here after Software engineer Mike Caldwell minted them in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah. George Frey/Getty Images

There is a civil war going on inside the world of the Internet currency Bitcoin.

Its backers are fighting over the future of the online cash after one of its biggest shopping sites was busted this month for selling illegal drugs and other goods. For The California Report, Aarti Shahani reports

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