The US Treasury Department says that the government borrowed a record $488 billion in the January-March quarter of 2018, exceeded the old record of $483 billion set in the first quarter of 2010, a period when the country was struggling to pull out of a deep recession. TLDR: Buy Bitcoin.

The US Treasury Department says that the government borrowed a record $  488 billion in the January-March quarter of 2018, exceeded the old record of $  483 billion set in the first quarter of 2010, a period when the country was struggling to pull out of a deep recession. TLDR: Buy Bitcoin. submitted by /u/SpencerLovesErin
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Bitcoin's Energy Consumption Can Power An Entire Country — But EOS Is Trying To Fix That

Proof of work (POW) is data that is costly and time-consuming to produce but easy for others to verify. The Bitcoin POW mechanism is so costly that it consumes the same amount of electricity it takes to power a country like Switzerland in one year. Bitcoin's current estimated annual electricity consumption …
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Suspect in Iceland bitcoin-mining heist breaks out of prison, escapes country

The suspected mastermind in the theft of $ 2 million in computers used to mine bitcoin escaped from a minimum-security prison Tuesday โ€” and apparently flew out of the country on a plane carrying Iceland's prime minister. Sindri Thor Stefansson escaped through a window at Sogn prison Tuesday night, …
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Which is the best country to open a crypto trading exchange? (reddit.com)

Among such countries as USA, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia and Malta I would also mention Finland. “Suomen Pankki” (SP) (Finland’s Central Bank) may be considered a hero role model for other EU financial watchdogs to follow. Not only its officials have been closely monitoring crypto-currencies market for years, gradually deepening their understanding of decentralized digital money environment, but also bank’s official statements are remarkably different in its measured and thoughtful tonality…

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Bank of Jamaica confirmed that Bitcoin is not legal tender in the country. (reddit.com)

In Jamaica, as, arguably, in every other country in the world, crypto-currencies are not legal tender. However, island’s financial gate-keepers, unlike those of its Caribbean region’s neighbors, have found it necessary to make an additional step back on the road leading to financial revolution. In February 2018 the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ)’s representative made a pointed statement, where he explicitly warned citizens on the numerous dangers, which, from this representative’s point of view, are…

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No, Mainstream Media, That Country Did Not Ban Bitcoin. Again. (news.bitcoin.com)

Headlines roared late last night in the western hemisphere, morning in the east, as mainstream media outlets breathlessly ran with an initial report from a legacy wire service: the Republic of South Korea is to ban cryptocurrency. The truth is more subtle, and itโ€™s fast becoming an object lesson in fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD). Veterans and those new to bitcoin and crypto have clear choices as to reliable media coverage, and the South Korean โ€œbanโ€ is a perfect example.
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