07 Apr '15, 7pm

Rand Paul is first presidential candidate to accept donations in Bitcoin

Why Rand Paul says he'll win over techies Rand Paul is accepting donations to his 2016 presidential bid in Bitcoin. It marks the first time that a candidate for president has accepted purely digital campaign funds. The Libertarian Republican is an obvious choice to test the waters. Bitcoins are an independent currency that's totally outside the realm of U.S. dollars. It's like Euros or Yen -- except bitcoins are created and distributed privately by a community of tech enthusiasts. Bitcoin fits in with Paul's views that government should take a more "hands off" approach to controlling the nation's money supply, which drives up inflation and devalues the currency. He's also likely trying to draw the attention of young, tech-savvy voters. Paul, a U.S. senator from Kentucky, announced his bid on Tuesday. His website shows he's also accepting donations in credit cards and from ...

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