22 Jul '13, 9am

Afghanistan's first recorded bitcoin transaction? - CoinDesk #bitcoin

Afghanistan's first recorded bitcoin transaction? - CoinDesk #bitcoin

The sun beat down at a blistering 120 degrees in the Helmand desert. The air was dry and tense as the two bitcoin entrepreneurs, Adam Locklin and yours truly, shook hands and made a deal in bitcoin. A Partagas robusto cigar traded hands, I sent Adam 0.1 BTC, and so concluded what we believe to be Afghanistan’s first recorded bitcoin transaction. This simple trade comes with a few lessons if bitcoin is really going to work in Afghanistan and other remote parts of the developing world: Most countries need an exchange Adam and I were talking to a few local Afghans the other day, and despite their enthusiasm for the new currency, it dawned on me that they had no practical way of obtaining bitcoin. I could personally take Afghanis, or US dollars, and send over the equivalent BTC, but that didn’t seem like a big enough solution to a huge problem. Afghanistan needs a local presen...

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