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  1. Island May Help Online Currency Explode

    Will Dominica put its money on bitcoin? This year, the 72,000-strong nation of the Lesser Antilles is set to become the world’s largest and highest-density bitcoin community. On March 14, every citizen will wake up to $10 worth of bitcoins, courtesy of a group of service providers looking to test whether the digital currency could help boost global trade in developing nations. They hope it will become the island’s preferred payment method, spurring entrepreneurship by cutting out the bureaucracy and remittance fees of conventional banks.


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