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Ransom and Legal Tender: Bitcoin's Diverging Paths on the Global Stage
Ransom and Legal Tender: Bitcoin's Diverging Paths on the Global Stage
This week Opinionated co hosts Ben Schiller Anna Baydakova and Danny Nelson address two recent and opposing news pieces the ransomware attacks and El Salvador’s decision to introduce bitcoin as legal tender The question remains will these ransomware attacks be the trojan horse for tight regulation or will reasonable measures be introduced that could be [...]
Ransom and Legal Tender: Bitcoin's Diverging Paths on the Global Stage

Breakdown 6.12.21 - Bitcoin Is Economic Empowerment
Bitcoin Is Economic Empowerment
Driven by El Salvador, a new narrative for global bitcoin adoption is emerging.
Breakdown 6.12.21 - Bitcoin Is Economic Empowerment

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Money Reimagined: Bitcoin's Green Savior?
El Salvador's move to make bitcoin legal tender offers an opportunity to prove that cryptocurrency can power renewable energy development, says CoinDesk's chief content officer.
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Lopez Obrador Meets Nayib Bukele Amid Migration Crisis In the Mexico-Guatemala Border
The Node: The Dawn of Bitcoin Geopolitics
Latin American leaders have faced decades of repression by the United States. Bitcoin gives them a way to fight back.
Lopez Obrador Meets Nayib Bukele Amid Migration Crisis In the Mexico-Guatemala Border

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Making Bitcoin Legal Tender in El Salvador an 'Interesting Experiment,' Central Banking Official Says
At the same time, the BIS executive cast doubts on the cryptocurrency as a "means of payment."
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El Salvador's Bitcoin Bill Raises 'Issues': IMF Spokesperson
Gerry Rice said El Salvador's plan to adopt bitcoin as legal tender raises "macroeconomic, financial and legal issues."
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Volcano-Powered Bitcoin Mining Goes From Twitter Idea to State Policy in El Salvador
President Nayib Bukele is moving on multiple fronts to make El Salvador an unlikely bitcoin mecca.
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El congreso de El Salvador aprobó el uso de bitcoin como moneda legal
Una supermayoría de la legislatura de ese país votó a favor de la adopción del bitcoin como moneda de curso legal en la madrugada del miércoles.
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