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New Issue! Now that it's official that El Salvadore has declared legal tender, how does one tactically use it day to day? I've been doing this for years, and I talk about my tool kit in this issue.

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This is one of those issues where you'll want to see behind the paywall. My summary of tools is in the free, but I spend 2000 words detailing their usage in the paid version.

Also, links to the following in both the free and paid:

Also in this issue: @Google lifts its ban on cryptocurrency exchanges, wallet adverts. Google has lifted a three-year-old ban on cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet services, reported @Cointelegraph . The updated policies will come into effect in August.

Also: @krakenfx Digital Asset Exchange launches mobile app for U.S. customers. In order to tap into more retail customers looking to bitcoin and crypto tokens, Kraken has released a mobile app for U.S. customers that will allow them to buy and sell crypto.

Also: @jack says @Square is considering a bitcoin hardware wallet. Square may be considering a hardware wallet for securely storing the cryptocurrency connected to the company’s @CashApp capability, reported @TheBlock__

Also: El Salvador seeks to become the first country to make bitcoin legal tender. El Salvador President @nayibbukele announced that he intends to propose legislation that will make legal tender in his country.

Also: @VitalikButerin says people problems slowed 2.0 rollout and not technical problems.

Also: @zcashomg grants $670,000 to the Tor Project. ZOMG, the Open Major Grants foundation for @zcash, gifted $670k to the Project for the development of a new toolkit that lets wallet devs ship Tor “built-in” on wallet releases.

Also: @nic__carter rounds up his thoughts from the Bitcoin 2021 conference. Key take-a-ways- range broadly, but he focuses on the energy debate, the great mining migration in the Far East, and the utilization of trapped energy in the form of flaring.

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Finally: @CaitlinLong_ published her thoughts on the El Salvadore news. She predicts second order effects as a result, including a “knock-down drag-out fight” to backdoor it into other nations’ TradFi frameworks as a regular currency.

threadreaderapp.com/thread/140

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