Financial and Monetary Systems

El Salvador has adopted Bitcoin as official legal tender - but will other countries follow?

Alejandro Martinez, owner of Perronas Pizzas, helps a customer to pay for her order with a Bitcoin wallet that the Salvadoran government is launching for the use of Bitcoin as a legal tender, in Apopa, El Salvador

El Salvador officially adopted Bitcoin as legal tender on September 7. Image: REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Tim Fries
Co-founder and editor, The Tokenist
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