• El Salvador's Bitcoin Bombshell: What Does It Mean?

    10 days ago - By Washington Post

    Ever since Bitcoin was launched as the world's first cryptocurrency, its proponents have made big claims about its power to upend financial systems and change the very nature of money. But a simpler question has remained maddeningly unresolved - can it work in the real world, for the mundane matters of buying and selling things and transferring money? El Salvador's announcement that it will consider Bitcoin legal tender may give an answer.
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