29 Jun '15, 9pm

Why Bitcoin won’t save Greece:

Why Bitcoin won’t save Greece:

Image: underclassrising.net/Flickr As Greece continued its hurtle towards a potential default on Monday, banks remained closed and worried citizens in the country lined up to get money from ATMs, where withdrawals had been capped at 60 euros. As panic surrounding Greece’s economic instability mounts, another effect has emerged from the crisis: a renewed buzz about Bitcoin. Many people are linking the potential default to a recent surge in the cryptocurrency, which was worth $255.76 USD at the time of writing, the highest rate in more than two months, according to Reuters. Almost all of the stories on the front page of Reddit’s r/bitcoin were related to Greece on Monday afternoon, and various publications heralded Bitcoin as a solution for Greeks affected by the potential default. “Bitcoin is the real winner in Greece crisis,” one headline read . Another publication called ...

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