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Zug Makes Bitcoin Payment Option For Public Services Permanent

In July of 2016, the Swiss canton of Zug announced that they would conduct an experiment with Bitcoin payments. Residents were allowed to pay for public services using the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. At that time, it remained unclear how long this project would run for, but we now have an answer to that question. The City Council of Zug announced that the Bitcoin payment option will be made permanent moving forward. …
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Swiss Town of Zug Launches Bitcoin Pilot Program

The Swiss town of Zug, which is currently home to more than 15 fintech companies, has approved a bitcoin pilot program that will allow residents to pay for municipal services with the digital currency. According to a report by Swiss news outlet StadZUG, the program was approved today in a Zug City Council meeting. The pilot will run through 2016, with town officials holding another meeting at the end of …
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