Human Rights Foundation spokesman urged society not to perceive bitcoin in a negative light

Alex Gladshtein, Strategy Director of the Human Rights Foundation urged people not to associate Bitcoin with crime or terrorism, but to be neutral.

In an article for Time magazine, he drew attention to the fact that the media usually cover stories about cryptocurrency related to fraud, crime or terrorism. Alex Gladstein urged people not to generalize individual cases into a pattern and treat bitcoin like cash.

Some extremists do use digital currencies in their activities, he said, but they also use e-mail, the Internet and mobile phones. The representative of the Human Rights Foundation also believes that for a democratic state, confidentiality in the financial sphere is as important as in the media..

Adding that cash allows for much better concealment of your actions.

Human Rights Foundation spokesman urged society not to perceive bitcoin in a negative light

However, while many still have doubts about digital currencies, skeptics continue to use it to their advantage. For example, a British financial advisor recently called on the government to ban cryptocurrency transactions.

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Human Rights Foundation spokesman urged society not to perceive bitcoin in a negative light

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