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Art Exhibit in France Celebrates Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary with a Treasure Hunt

With the release of Bitcoin’s whitepaper approaching its 10 year anniversary on October 31, artists from around the world are celebrating by hosting an art exhibition in France. Open to the public on September 28, the Bitcoin Art (r)evolution exhibit runs until 8 October 5 in Paris, a city known for being the "City of Art” as it is home to some of the world’s most renown museums and galleries...

Paris Looks to Oust London as FinTech Hub

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Paris has recently demonstrated that it can keep up with the big guys and could prove a threat to London’s status as lead FinTech hub. Earlier this week Paris hosted its Paris Fintech Forum, which saw over 1,500 bankers, investors, and entrepreneurs gathering to discuss the potential of FinTech in France. Tripling its turnout compared to last year’s event, it looks as though Paris is taking...

Paris Politician Wants to Ban Bitcoin

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Paris politician Bernard Debré, the deputy of the National Assembly of France and a member of the Union for a Popular Movement in Paris, has stated that Bitcoin should be banned in the city, according to a local report. Recently, the bureaucrat participated in a French-based survey, conducted by the magazine Current Values, where he discovered that drugs can be bought online with the...

Bitit Sells Bitcoin at 100,000 Stores

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Billing itself as "the easy instant access to Bitcoins," Bitit, a Paris, France-based bitcoin sales platform, allows people to buy bitcoin for cash or credit card in stores and online. The vouchers and prepaid gift cards are available at 100,000 stores. There is a map of the stores on the company website. Bitit’s goal, according to its website, is to make the cryptocurrency available to people in...

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