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Cryptocurrency Has Potential to Threaten Fiat: South Korea’s Finance Minister

Kim Yong-jin, South Korea’s Deputy Minister of Strategy and Finance, stated at a financial conference held at InterContinental Seoul that the cryptocurrency market is growing exponentially and gaining stability. Minister Kim surprised local investors and cryptocurrency researchers by stating that alternative means of payment such as cryptocurrencies could threaten the foundation of the traditional fiat system. “Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, which led an investment and speculative bubble earlier this year, have …
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South Koreans Ask Government for Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Regulation-Free City

Residents and citizens of South Korea have formally requested the country’s government and the executive office of President Moon Jae-in, better known as the Blue House, to provide a cryptocurrency and blockchain regulation-free city within the country. For many years, the South Korean government has utilized a petition system to communicate with its citizens and potentially impose new regulations or make changes to existing policies based on their requests. Last year, …
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