Bitcoin News Roundup for June 22, 2020

With gold up and the price of bitcoin treading water, today we're talking academic piracy and Cambodia's blockchain plot to escape the dollar.

Jun 22, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 8:54 a.m. UTC

With gold up and the price of bitcoin treading water, today we're talking academic piracy and Cambodia's blockchain plot to escape the dollar.

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This episode is sponsored by Bitstamp and Ciphertrace.

Bitcoin is reporting moderate gains on Monday as gold, a safe haven asset, rallies amid renewed coronavirus concerns. 

Bitcoin has been used by outlaws of all sorts, but this time the outlaw is a young scientist from Kazakhstan breaking through the paywalls of academic journals. 

Is bitcoin having a good year or not? As an industry, we need to work on honing our understanding of the many narratives, and how they can influence value.

Cambodia's central bankers are riding their hopes of de-dollarization on a national payments blockchain: Project Bakong. 

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