Time for Cash to Cash Out?

The final blow to old-school scrip may come from currency innovators. Alternative currencies are surprisingly common, and they go well beyond classic examples like Disney Dollars and airline miles. Today there are local versions like Ithaca HOUR (Ithaca, N.Y.) and BerkShare (western Massachusetts), and online ones like Facebook Credits and, most recently, the encrypted digital currency Bitcoin.

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