23 Jul '13, 8am

How Bitcoin Can Actually Help Iranians and Argentinians #bitcoin

Certainly, the bitcoin as a unit of value is useful as part of a diversified “black swan” portfolio, as its value may increase massively if a major part of the mainstream economy unexpectedly (or, to some, very much expectedly) goes down. However, for those simply seeking to keep what they have, the bitcoin itself is currently a very poor option – even more so than many fiat currencies. Fortuantely, the bitcoin also has another value: as a gateway to other fiat currencies, bypassing any capital control regime that does not involve shutting down the internet outright. In Iran, the story is similar; inflation is a very serious problem , and international diversification is the cure, but Bitcoin’s value is, similarly, in its ability to be used to evade capital controls and invest in more stable assets and currencies abroad. In China, and Africa, the main problem is different:...

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