Unconfiscatable? Using Bitcoin to Resist Police Extortion in Nigeria
It's common in Nigeria for police officers to threaten and extort citizens for whatever money they can find. This man uses bitcoin as a hiding spot.
A non-profit by tech entrepreneurs in Belarus is using Bitcoin to help dissidents get around repression and financial monitoring.
Ukraine, Russia and Venezuela are the top three countries by crypto adoption in the world, according to Chainalysis.
Iran is regulating bitcoin mining with an iron fist. But as U.S. sanctions and the pandemic put pressure on the economy, Iranians are seriously considering bitcoin as an alternative to the falling rial.
Despite the buzz, DeFi is not on a good trajectory. It's too technical, too volatile and too "geeky" to be adopted by "the mainstream," William Mougayar writes.
Bermuda is looking to speed up the distribution of financial aid to its citizens and has begun trialing a digital stimulus token.