08 Jun

Far-right political party presidential candidate calls for bitcoin ban in France

By Daniel Zo Bitcoin, Politics, France, Ban Read Comments

Since becoming popular once again, bitcoin has sparked lots of attention from numerous politicians and governments from all around the world. While not all countries are supportive of bitcoin and its prospects, Russia seems to be the only country that is seriously considering the idea of banning the digital currency.

However, things may change. According to recent reports, the head of a powerful far-right political party in France has recently called to end the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the country. Marine Le Pen, who is the leader of the French National Front, and who will likely be a candidate for the 2017 French Presidential Election has published a note accusing world leaders of seeking a world with no cash, and of pushing bitcoin forward to fuel this scheme.

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