BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #9

Iran is in the race for being the first country to officially regulate Bitcoin. Bitcoin set to revolutionize the blogosphere with microtransactions. Bitcoin awarded the ‘most innovative open source project’ at CEBIT. Auroracoin in Iceland, PolishCoin in Poland and now SpainCoin in Spain – country specific altcoins are appearing weekly now. The Bitcoin economy is […]

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In One Month, Everyone In Iceland Will Own Cryptocurrency

Auroracoin is the brainchild of cryptocurrency enthusiast Baldur Friggjar Odinsson, and he’ll be the one distributing pre-mined coins to the entire population of Iceland at midnight on March 25 in a countrywide “airdrop.” Each Icelandic citizen—all 330,000 of them—will receive 31.8 AUC through a digital transaction. Citizens all have a national ID number available through […]

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