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    The European Rebels Sustaining Bitcoin

    They’re putting their money where their morals are. Europe’s anti-establishment set have latched onto bitcoin, buoying the cryptocurrency in Spain for reasons partly ideological and partly practical. While the Continent’s bitcoiners see an opportunity to get in on the ground floor, they also see a way of sticking it to the man — especially in a bloc where the euro has been a contentious issue. Though some worry the user base can’t grow much more, dozens of bitcoin tellers are planned for Spain, Greece, France and Italy by the end of 2016.

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