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Wednesday
Jul242019

‘Bitcoin threat’ spurs central bank digital currencies 

On July 6, the head of Turkey’s central bank Murat Cetinkaya -- who in 2017 publicly stated that he felt threatened by Bitcoin -- was unexpectedly removed from his job by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Three days later, on July 9 the 11th Development Plan of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey was approved by the President and submitted to the Parliament. 

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Tuesday
Feb122019

Can blockchain and barter save Iran from the sting of sanctions?

The concept of central bank-issued digital currencies or national cryptocurrencies has attracted many governments across the world. Particularly, governments that have been sanctioned by the U.S. -- such as Iran.

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