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The Digital Currency Initiative is a research community at the MIT Media Lab focused on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

We support Bitcoin core developers, research scientists, and students committed to harnessing these technologies for the public good.

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digital fiat currency

building a new financial system, decentralized and in the hands of its users

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scaling Bitcoin

the Lightning Network is resolving the scaling challenge for Bitcoin and other blockchain cryptocurrencies

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