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Fleeing the Euro for Bitcoins

The online-only currency Bitcoin is an increasingly popular alternative to euros.

Worried your government is going to take your savings? There's an app for that.

Actually, there's an entire currency: Bitcoin, an online-only currency based on a decentralized network. It's unregulated, hard to track and increasingly common. Since Sunday, downloads of three Bitcoin-related apps have surged on Spanish charts, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.