Bobby Lee: North Korea mines Bitcoin at the state level

Bobby Lee shares a rumour about North Korea mining Bitcoin at the state level
18 August 2017   1131

Bobby Lee, CEO of the Chinese cryptocurrency exchange BTCC and a well-known Twitter user, assumes that North Korean miners mine Bitcoin with the active support of the state in order to strengthen the national currency.

Thus, the man continued claiming that Bitcoin mining is actually a great idea for governments: 

The creator of Ethereum and another ore than a significant person in social network, Vitalik Buterin, also commented on the situation:

Notably, between 2013 and 2015, North Korean hackers stole from their southern neighbours the Bitcoins for a total of 100 million won ($ 88,000) each month. Presumably, this was done with the active support of the state in order to strengthen the national currency weakening under the pressure of international sanctions.

Member of British Parliament Wants to Payl Tax in BTC

MP  comments were made shortly after the Ohio government allowed companies registered in this state to pay bitcoin taxes
11 December 2018   12

Eddie Hughes, a member of the UK Conservative Party, said that the state should make it possible to use Bitcoin when paying taxes and utilities. It is reported by The Daily Express.

Eddie Hughes, who represents North Walsall in parliament, calls himself a "crypto-enthusiast with amateur knowledge." According to him, the blockchain technology attracts a lot of attention, and therefore members of parliament "must understand it."

Eddie Hughes also said that he recently met with representatives of the Royal Society for Water Rescue, which accepts donations in cryptocurrencies, after which he came to the idea of ​​making it possible to use Bitcoin when paying municipal taxes and utilities.

It just feels like it gets talked about a lot, wherever you go in the UK, and as MPs we have a duty to understand it. 
 

Eddie Hughes

MP

Hughes comments were made shortly after the Ohio government allowed companies registered in this state to pay bitcoin taxes, which he also reminded in his interview within the publication.