Macleans magazine has published a detailed article regarding the great strides that Bitcoin has taken in becoming a legitimate player in the currency market.
MacLeans Article Link
Since 2008, Bitcoin has gone from an underground currency alternative to a more main-stream alternative to modern day banking. Some achievements that Bitcoin has made in the past 12 months include.
- Bitcoin-Central - "a Bitcoin currency exchange in France became the first to officially operate within the European financial system. "
- WordPress - "the ubiquitous blogging website, now accepts payment in Bitcoin."