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= the 'cup' is an alternative digital currency specializing in intangible digital goods

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Proposed and used by the Cup Foundation



  • is pronounced /kʌp/ and is Unicode character U+2294.
  • is a worldwide digital currency dedicated to intangible goods (e-book, music, picture, video).
  • requires a strong authentication secure layer over the Internet and provides many benefits for both artists/sellers and consumers/buyers.
  • supports state/country tax recovery and is speculation resistant.
  • seems to be a fair solution to face illegal downloading.
  • will push out intermediates companies business models (Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Apple iTunesStore, Amazon,...).
  • proposes a ⊔net, public Open-Source Peer-to-peer architecture for any intangible multimedia content trading."