Coinbase CEO urges Bitcoin legal tender for Brazil, Argentina — Reaction

As Brazil and Argentina started preparatory work for a potential common currency, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong floated the idea of the two countries moving to Bitcoin (BTC). This sparked various discussions over the viability of BTC as a national currency. 

On Jan. 22, the two South American countries announced their preparations to discuss a plan for a common currency that will run parallel with the Argentine peso and the Brazilian real. The move could potentially create the second-largest…

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