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While Bitcoin is promising to become a universal currency, a new generation of cryptocurrencies is stepping in attempting to solve financial problems in specific countries.
Iceland’s Pirate Party leading light Birgitta Jónsdóttir has declared “privacy is dead” after securing the power form a government in a world first.
Iceland’s Pirate Party may win the national elections on Saturday which can lead to a strong pro-cryptocurrency presence in parliament.
While London may be the Fintech startup hub, Nordic countries are also making a mark in this competitive market.
Auroracoin, Iceland’s cryptocurrency, just got its first ever documentary courtesy of Vice Motherboard, its first major news hit outside of cryptocurrency news outlets
Resurgent regional cryptocurrency Auroracoin debuted Iceland’s first-ever cryptocurrency exchange, ISX, allowing the people of Iceland to trade Auroracoin and krona.
Iceland’s bus stops are now decorated with advertisements for Auroracoin, the Icelandic cryptocurrency, which is set to have a new currency exchange next month.
Auroracoin’s shine is gradually fading away. Being introduced in seemingly the right place and in the right time, it was the second largest cryptocurrency before it even launched, valued at half a billion dollars
More of Iceland’s population holds cryptocurrency than anywhere else in the world. Could that, combined with recent political and financial scandals, propel it to crypto capital of the world?
From beautiful people to heads of states, the Panama Papers leaks have served as a great equaliser and have started bringing the high and mighty to their knees.
Auroracoin’s development team plans a second coming as new scandals emerge with government corruption surrounding 2008’s bank collapse.
Following recent successes of the Finnish Pirate Party’s Bitcoin funding in the country’s 2015 election campaign, its Icelandic counterpart is now causing an even greater stir.
Bitcoin regulations in Europe.
Auroracoin’s value has suddenly taken off. In one 24-hour period this week, the value of the coin rose by more than 300%, giving it the third-highest market cap of any digital coins, behind just Bitcoin and Litecoin.
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