Yodels, new anonymous e-currency

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Tue Nov 12 10:51:44 PST 2002

 On 12 Nov 2002 at 8:50, Nomen Nescio wrote:

> According to this link,
> http://www.infoanarchy.org/?op=displaystory;sid=2002/11/11/4183/2039, 
> a new form of digital cash called "yodels" is being offered anonymously:
> [...]
> Supposedly, then, this is cash which can be transferred
> anonymously via IIP or Freenet.  Leaving aside the question
> of trusting an anonymous bank (trust takes time), the
> sticking point for ecash is how to transfer between yodels
> and other currencies.  Without transferability, what gives
> yodels their value?

Alleged attempts to introduce internet currencies have a ninety
percent humbug and fraud rate.

If his currency works well enough that one can buy addresses
with it, this indicates a somewhat surprising level of success.

I will check out his currency, and see what there is to see.

         James A. Donald

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