Capital Controls in Argentina Demonstrate Dangers of Government-Controlled Money

The current financial system, with governments and central banks controlling the flow of money, creates impediments for people’s economic freedom. Among them is the danger that the ruling class will try to hide its mismanagement of the country’s affairs by preventing people from voting with their wallets and trying to secure their savings on safer […]

The post Capital Controls in Argentina Demonstrate Dangers of Government-Controlled Money appeared first on Bitcoin News.

One Man’s Quest to Make Buenos Aires a Bitcoin City

A 19-year-old information engineering student in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has started a grassroots campaign to educate local businesses about accepting bitcoin as a payment method. First introduced to the cryptocurrency when he was 13, Leo is intent on seeing the vision of bitcoin becoming a mainstream transactional currency realized, and believes that homegrown actions as […]

The post One Man’s Quest to Make Buenos Aires a Bitcoin City appeared first on Bitcoin News.

The Daily: Argentina Meets 2019 With New BATMs, Russia Budgets Millions to Block Sites

The Daily: Argentina Meets New Year With New BATMs, Russia Budgets Millions to Block SitesIn this edition of The Daily, we focus on the growing number of bitcoin ATMs in Argentina. Five new devices have been installed recently in Buenos Aires. We also look at a report that Russia’s telecom watchdog plans to spend millions of dollars to restrict access to banned websites and services such as Telegram. And […]

The post The Daily: Argentina Meets 2019 With New BATMs, Russia Budgets Millions to Block Sites appeared first on Bitcoin News.