Alternative Currency to the Dollar?

How about currency diversification like this:

Up over 200,000% in one year

Could you deal with some of that? What currency was this? It was a “Bitcoin,” a currency created online – an electronic currency – that works peer to peer. Want to know more? Here’s the story from Yahoo Finance:

Yahoo – SmartMoney

Just amazing – suppose it shows that when currency is certain to be backed by real goods/services, and not just because government tells us so, a currency will rise in value.