Pirate Party Gains Favor as Trust in Iceland Government Crumbles

Pirate Party Gains Favor as Trust in Iceland Government Crumbles

Amid political turmoil in Iceland, Pirate party leader Rick Falkvinge has come out in support of “favourable” environments for Bitcoin and digital currencies. Iceland’s Pirate Party has gained a strong following in recent years, with many optimistic following the resignation of the country’s incumbent Prime Minister due to the Panama Papers scandal. Its three seats in parliament, The Intercept reports, are looking safer than ever. “I’d be surprised if another party had a more favorable platform, even if — and that’s a very big if — the PPIS hasn’t taken informal steps already toward being....


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