LA football player shows support for Bitcoin – September 11

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πŸ‘‰ LA football player shows support for Bitcoin

Russell Okung is an American football player who plays left tackle for the Los Angeles Chargers. He’s said to be something of a geek, and even likes Bitcoin!

Most recently, Okung changed his Twitter handle to “Pay Me in Bitcoin”. He’s also partnered with eToro to do a series of blockchain-related giveaways, with the label of “Monday Night Bitcoin”.

πŸ‘‰ Chinese cryptocurrency will be similar to Libra

In case you didn’t know, China’s central bank recently confirmed plans to launch its own state-backed cryptocurrency. Until now, very few details about the currency have been known.

Recent statements allege that the new Chinese cryptocurrency will be very similar to Libra, Facebook’s vision of a cryptocurrency. The token will be integrated into some of China’s most popular social media apps, including WeChat.

πŸ‘‰ Marshall Islands explains decision to issue cryptocurrency

Early last year, the Marshall Islands showed interest in launching its own cryptocurrency. Since then, things have come a long way, and the vision for the currency has been fleshed out.

In a recent Medium post, the nation explained its decision to issue a sovereign cryptocurrency, writing that relying on third part currencies like the Dollar means high fees and international finance’s fragility.