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Ethereum: The No. 2 Cryptocurrency Is Like The Currency Of An Innovative Country – Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF (Pending:COIN)

Virtually everybody not living under a rock is by now aware of the existence of Bitcoin (“BTC”), the biggest cryptocurrency, with US$100 billion total market value as of the time of this writing, although probably a majority of people has no deep understanding of what it is and how it works, as evidenced by remarks […]

Iranian Government Preparing for Bitcoin Use Inside the Country

Economics The Iranian government has been conducting research into the economic and infrastructural aspects of preparing for bitcoin use in its country. According to the ministry of information technology, “arrangements are being made” to put together the infrastructure for the digital currency “as early as possible.” Also read: Russia Picks Pilot City to […]

This Latin American Country Could Adopt Bitcoin as an Official Currency

In Brief Venezuela is currently suffering from hyperinflation, which may force the country to shift to Bitcoin. The move would come after months of excessive purchasing and mining, and could be the start of other countries doing the same. From Bolivars to Bitcoin In order to deal with ever-growing issues with hyperinflation, the […]

Welcome to Bitcoin Country: Silk Road and the Lost Threads of Agorism

Dr Paul Ennis is a research assistant at the Centre for Innovation, Technology & Organisation at University College Dublin, specializing in bitcoin and blockchain studies. In this opinion piece, Ennis takes a dive into the kinds of sub-cultures bitcoin and cryptocurrencies enable, tracing their origins in libertarianism – and beyond. Not everything is tameable – […]

”Cryptocurrency and ICO are interesting for the country from a perspective of observation, not intr — RealnoeVremya.com

Interview with director of the Russian State Duma’s Cryptocurrency Turnover Risk Assessment Inter-Departmental Group Elina Sidorenko Photo: Oleg Tikhonov China that many people call a ”bitcoin’s driver” gradually tightens conditions in the industry of cryptocurrency sales: ICO was affected first, and local Bitcoin stock markets were hit several days before. How can PRC’s such position […]

Bank Of Namibia: Use Of Cryptocurrencies Prohibited Within Country

News world The Bank of Namibia announced that it considers the spending of cryptocurrency within the nation to be illegal and advised Namibians to be wary of malfeasance and other risk factors, should they choose to trade in cryptocurrency. The same report indicated that the Bank’s position on cryptocurrency is subject to revision pending future […]

This European country may hold an ICO and issue its own cryptocurrency

We’ve officially hit peak ICO. Estonia, a small country in Northern Europe, just floated the idea of potentially raising money by issuing a token called “estcoins“. So why Estonia? The country is pretty forward thinking when it comes to technology – they are the first nation to offer an e-Residency program.  The program is almost like […]

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