Mt. Gox has published a full-page advert in the official magazine associated with the G8 Summit as the event begins today.
The advert in G8 Research Group’s magazine is a simple sketch that depicts a boardroom discussion between different currencies inviting Bitcoin to the table saying: “Come in and join us.”
The statement on the advert reads:
These days it seems like everyone is talking about Bitcoin, the digital currency that is revolutionising the way people think about money, trade and transparency. Mt. Gox offers a secure and reliable multi-currency exchange so you can trade with the entire world in your local currency. Now isn’t that something worth talking about?
Mt. Gox republished the ad on Facebook and said:
The 2013 G8 conference is kicking into gear from today, and global leaders are discussing economic issues that affect us all. To get the message out, a couple of months ago we took a big step and bought a full page ad for Bitcoin right in the middle of the G8 Research Group’s official magazine with a link to a special landing page.
User feedback varied from one who said:
“Ambitious, these countries would soon see Bitcoin destroyed if they found a way…”
To another who said: “Their verification process takes far to long before anything can happen and they still owe a lot of people money.”
The G8 Summit is being held in Lough Erne Resort, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland until tomorrow.