Circle's CEO Jeremy Allaire Defends the Bitcoin Blockchain

Circle's CEO Jeremy Allaire Defends the Bitcoin Blockchain

Banks, financial service providers, venture capitalists, and even governments, are showing more and more interest in blockchain technology. Venture capital money is flowing into blockchain companies, banks, credit card companies are experimenting with blockchain-related pilot projects, and public administrations are taking a more active role not only in regulating blockchain-based services, but also in stimulating the development of blockchain-related fintech and startups. At the same time, a difference is often made between the blockchain technology and the specific blockchain implemented....


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