Tag: bitcoin law

Aug 06 2022

Binance’s CZ Visits The Central African Republic, Meets President Touadéra

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra received Changpeng Zhao to discuss bitcoin and crypto. The meeting of the minds happened on Friday and there’s not much public information about what actually happened. The Binance CEO has been meeting African presidents recently, so it only makes sense that he visited the first nation to make bitcoin legal tender in the continent. 1/ Impressive meeting today and an...

Aug 03 2022

The NY Times Feature On Bitcoin Maximalism Is Full Of Surprises. Here Are A Few

Is The NY Times changing its tune? Not exactly, but it’s a start. And a big improvement over the mainstream media’s constant attacks on bitcoin. The newspaper interviewed notable bitcoiners, quoted them without twisting their words, and let them present the case for bitcoin supremacy. Of course, The NY Times also sneaked their usual points of contention against bitcoin. It’s only fair and...

Jul 08 2022

The New York Times’ Latest Attack On El Salvador And BTC Won’t Age Well, Pt. 2

It’s time for The New York Times’ worst lies about El Salvador. Also, for the newspaper’s counterpoint, in which they admittedly and commendably reflect favorable points of view. As we said in the previous article, “It’s important to remember that we’re less than a...

Jun 15 2022

What Did The Francophone Bitcoiners Recommend To The Central African Republic?

Remember the francophone Bitcoiners that visited the CAR a couple of weeks ago? Well, they issued a “...

May 30 2022

Why Did Francophone Bitcoiners Met With Central African Republic’s Authorities?

Last month, the Central African Republic surprised the world by making bitcoin legal tender. As it happened with El Salvador, Bitcoiners from around the world jumped to support the project. On May 22nd, a French-speaking bitcoin- heavy delegation of sorts landed in...

May 24 2022

Let’s Dissect The “Follow The Money #1” Documentary, Pt. 1- Salvadoran Confusion

In “Follow The Money,” the What Bitcoin Did team goes deep. The podcast is already a part of the El Salvador story, with its host Peter McCormack being the first to interview President Bukele after the Bitcoin Law’s announcement. In this new documentary,...

May 03 2022

Let’s Analyze The Actual Text From The Central African Republic’s Bitcoin Law

As it turns out, it’s a Bitcoin Law after all. The full text from the Central African Republic’s law that makes bitcoin legal tender is finally out, clearing all kinds of doubts and questions the world had. And creating new ones. Bitcoinist already told you most of...

Apr 27 2022

Senate approves ‘Bitcoin law’ in Brazil

Apr 27 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  bitcoin law brazil news senate

In a plenary session, Brazil's Senate has approved the Bitcoin law which is the country's first measure toward controlling cryptocurrencies and also providing a regulatory framework crypto business. To become law in Brazil, the bill must be approved by the Chamber of Deputies and then signed by President Jair Bolsonaro. According to specialists who spoke […]

Apr 25 2022

Did The Central African Republic Adopt Bitcoin As Legal Tender? Here’s The 411

As it turns out, the Central African Republic did not adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Yesterday, a Forbes Monaco article took the bitcoin world by storm. It said an African country had followed El Salvador’s footsteps and...

Mar 26 2022

Mexican Billionaire Ricardo Salinas Visits El Salvador, Meets With Nayib Bukele

Emerging as one of the biggest bitcoin supporters out there, Ricardo Salinas made the pilgrimage to El Salvador. The billionaire took journalists Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert on a private plane to the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. There, he met with President Bukele, Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao, and Samson Mow among others. And, luckily for us, Salinas documented the...

Feb 18 2022

How Loaded Is The WSJ’s Latest Article On El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption? VERY

The WSJ proves once again that the Bitcoin Law in El Salvador is still the story of the century. Their latest article about it is… a little one-sided. The WSJ and other legacy publications are losing their minds. The press could focus on the legitimate criticism that President Bukele’s government gets, but no, they have to mix it with saltines, bitcoin clichés, and...

Feb 17 2022

These Senator’s ACES Act Allows The U.S. To Meddle In El Salvador’s Business

Everything surrounding the ACES act is almost comedic. U.S. Senators Jim Risch, Bob Menendez, and Bill Cassidy introduced the “Accountability for Cryptocurrency in El Salvador” AKA the ‘‘ACES Act.’’ It’s bipartisan legislation that would allow the U.S. to produce a...

Jan 27 2022

From The Ground: A Salvadoran With The Latest On Chivo Wallet And BTC Education

For current information about the Chivo Wallet, you have to ask a Salvadoran. It was about time we brought another El Salvador native to “From The Ground.” The previous one, Darvin Otero, was a tech entrepreneur with skin in the game....

Sep 11 2021

Latin America, Tipping Point: Mexico Doesn’t Understand, Brazilians Want Bitcoin

Do Latin America ‘s unique characteristics put the continent in position to adopt cryptocurrencies before the rest of the world? Or is El Salvador an isolated case? In Latin America, Tipping Point we’ll select the area’s most important headlines and summarize them in a few sentences and quotes. This is the jam-packed news compilation you were looking for. Related...

Latin America, Tipping Point: Axie Infinity Scholarships + Venezuela’s Petro

Do Latin America ‘s unique characteristics put the continent in position to adopt cryptocurrencies before the rest of the world? Or is El Salvador an isolated case? In Latin America, Tipping Point we’ll select the area’s most important headlines and summarize them in a few sentences and quotes. This is the jam-packed news compilation you were looking for. Related...

Sep 02 2021

News From El Salvador, Early September: TV Spot, Chivo Leaks, And BTC Smiles

El Salvador ’s Bitcoin Law goes into effect on September 7th. Legal tender day is just around the corner, and you know what that means. It’s time for another news roundup! How’s the growing excitement treating El Salvador? Is there any pull-back from the general public? Does El Salvador ‘s first Bitcoin tv spot explain the technology clearly? Does the image below show...

Aug 26 2021

El Salvador’s Central Bank Issues Guidelines For Banks, Raises Questions

El Salvador’s Central Bank opened the door for banks to develop their own wallets. The organization published the "Guidelines for the Authorization and Operation of Digital Wallet Platforms...

Aug 25 2021

Central American Bank For Economic Integration Bullish On Bukele’s Bitcoin Bet

As September 7th approaches, all the participants raise their heads. The Central American Bank For Economic Integration sat down with Reuters to discuss...

Aug 24 2021

President Bukele Guarantees Zero Commissions, Shows Confidence In Bitcoin Law

To respond to the opposition’s claims and announce several key aspects of his Bitcoin Law strategy, President Bukele used a tweetstorm. On September 7th, El Salvador’s Bitcoin experiment goes into full effect. The...

Aug 23 2021

National Review Vs. El Salvador: Can’t Criticize Bitcoin, Turns To Nayib Bukele

The National Review hosted notorious Bitcoin critic Steve Hanke as he turned his eye to a new target, President Nayib Bukele. Time and time again, Bitcoin proves this fiat-fueled economist wrong. However, his job depends on him finding ways to criticize El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law. Hanke’s...

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