How El Salvador Introduced 44 Countries To Bitcoin This Week

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El Salvador hosted a financial inclusion event this week bringing representatives from 44 countries to experience using BTC at Bitcoin Beach. El Salvador hosted central bankers and financial authorities from 44 countries for a financial inclusion event this week. All participating members were able to download their own Bitcoin wallets and make purchases with BTC. … Read more

Central bankers bellow Bitcoin on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach

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On day three of El Salvador’s financial inclusion and funding for SMEs conference, Bitcoin has stolen the show. The orange pilling adventure in El Salvador continues. In a video that beggars belief, 44 central bankers and financial delegates from emerging markets around the world shout “Bitcoin!” while posing for a photo in El Zonte, El … Read more

Indian government’s ‘blockchain not crypto’ stance highlights lack of understanding

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India’s “blockchain, not crypto” stance has led to disastrous crypto policies, forcing several thriving crypto firms to relocate. Indian crypto businesses are struggling with the new tax policies as trading volumes have dried up and many established crypto firms are looking to relocate to more crypto-friendly jurisdictions. While many developed countries and even several of … Read more

Bitcoin, Bukele and a bevy of central bankers meet in El Salvador

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El Salvador welcomed 44 central bankers from developing countries around the world to tackle financial inclusion and discuss Bitcoin at a three-day conference. This week, 44 central bankers from developing countries around the world are attending a conference in El Salvador to discuss financial inclusion, financing for small and medium-sized businesses and Bitcoin (BTC).  Central … Read more

CBDC activity heats up, but few projects move beyond pilot stage

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Does government-issued digital money pose an existential threat to cryptocurrencies? Probably not, but stablecoin usage could narrow. Government-issued electronic currency seems to be an idea whose time has come.  “More than half of the world’s central banks are now developing digital currencies or running concrete experiments on them,” reported the Bank for International Settlements, or … Read more

ECB lays out ‘anonymous’ digital euro as public opposes ‘slavecoins’

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The ECB drops another working paper on the digital euro causing more outrage from Europeans opposing a central bank digital currency. The ECB released another working paper on the digital euro, providing an extensive technical analysis of a potential European CBDC and its position in the existing financial system. Issued on May 13, the working … Read more