El Salvador starts accepting Bitcoin as legal currency
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El Salvador is officially the first country in the world to accept Bitcoin as legal currency. CNBCreports the Central American nation's Bitcoin law took effect on September 7th, letting Salvadorans use the cryptocurrency in physical and online shops. Accordingly, locals can use a Chivo wallet app on their phones to make purchases and manage their funds.

The government has been eager to give itself a good start. President Nayib Bukele revealed El Salvador had bought 550 Bitcoin as of this writing...

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