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"Who really owns bitcoin now?". 86 Supply Total bitcoins in circulation. The Economist wrote in 2015 that these criticisms are unfair, predominantly because the shady image may compel users to overlook the capabilities of the blockchain technology, but also due to the fact that the volatility of bitcoin is changing in time. In such a case, an additional output is used, returning the change back to the payer. Lack of adoption and loads of volatility mean that cryptocurrencies satisfy none of those criteria. "Some basic rules for using 'bitcoin' as virtual money".