27 Jan '15, 11am

Students to Receive Free Bitcoin in McGill University 'Airdrop'

Six hundred students at Canada's McGill University are set to receive 30 mBTC ($7) each as part of a joint initiative to promote bitcoin adoption. The event, launched by the McGill Cryptocurrency Club and Montreal's Bitcoin Embassy , is due to take place in the spring and is seeking donations from the public that will be held in a multisig wallet. The McGill Cryptocurrency Club said: "Our hope is that by running an airdrop, we will bring more students from the informational and communal fringe into the heart of the [bitcoin] community. " The participating students will also receive educational information and invitations to free bitcoin lectures and workshops. The initiative was inspired by the MIT Bitcoin Airdrop , where 500,000 dollars-worth of bitcoin was given away to students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology . Airdrops Canada Education

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