Crypto limbo: Experts unpick El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law, NFTs and the future of dogecoin

The Independent’s Anthony Cuthbertson hosted an interview with cryptocurrency experts, who were asked questions submitted by you

Friday 18 June 2021 12:23
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<p>Dr Paul Ennis (L), Anthony Cuthbertson (R) and Fred Schebesta take readers’ questions about the crypto market</p>

Dr Paul Ennis (L), Anthony Cuthbertson (R) and Fred Schebesta take readers’ questions about the crypto market

It has been a busy month for bitcoin. The cryptocurrency has seen the biggest upgrade to its network in four years, massive institutional interest, and the first ever country to officially adopt it as legal tender.

But despite all this, the market has settled into a period of relative stasis and remains in limbo.

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In an effort to make sense of it all, we invited two experts to discuss the latest developments and take readers’ questions about the current state of the crypto space.

We spoke to Dr Paul Ennis, an assistant professor at University College Dublin whose research focusses on cryptocurrency culture, and Fred Schebesta, a crypto advocate and founder of comparison platform Finder.com.

Watch the full video below

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They offered their thoughts on sovereign adoption of bitcoin, whether artists should take the NFT trend seriously, and the future trajectory of dogecoin.

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