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digital currency:

see virtual currencyvirtual currency,
a means of payment that is electronically created and stored, more specifically an unregulated electronic medium of exchange that operates like a currency but is created and controlled by computer software; also called digital currency.
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digital currency

A medium of exchange that is generated in the computer, the premier example being Bitcoin. See cryptocurrency, virtual currency and Bitcoin.
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