Iran “Intends to Legalize Bitcoin”

By John Lee.

The Iranian government reportedly intends to legalize the crypto-currency Bitcoin as a legal tender.

Iran’s Minister of Information and Communication Technologies is quoted by Novinite as saying that his ministry has carried out research to prepare the necessary infrastructure for the use of Bitcoin.

He said that he believes that the legalization of digital currencies fully corresponds to the interests of the Iranian state.

(Source: Novinite)

(Picture credit: Tasnim, under Creative Commons licence)

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