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Libra Confident, France Angry, Domino’s BTC Prize: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 9–15

Top Stories This Week Facebook’s crypto launching in H2 2020, says Libra Association chief The head of the not-for-profit driving Facebook’s Libra digital currency has said he is confident that seemingly endless regulatory difficulties can be ironed out — paving the way for the token to launch in the second half of 2020. Bertrand Perez’s comments came on Thursday — the same day French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned “we cannot authorize the development of Libra on European soil.” He fears that the stablecoin puts monetary sovereignty of European…

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Domino’s Pizza Launches $100K Bitcoin Prize Competition in France

The French unit of Domino’s Pizza launched an ordering competition with a prize of $110,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) or cash. Game is active from Sept. 4 till Oct. 6 According to a company’s tweet on Sept. 6, Domino’s Pizza France initiated the 100,000 euro give away on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.  Started on Sept. 4, the contest will allow buyers to participate in games while ordering pizzas from Domino’s until Oct. 2, while purchase registration will be available till Oct. 6, according to the campaign’s website. As noted…

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Satoshi Should Win Nobel Peace Prize for Bitcoin

American investor and co-founder of Morgan Creek Digital Assets Anthony Pompliano has argued that Satoshi Nakomoto should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for inventing Bitcoin. In a tweet posted on Sept. 3, Pompliano wrote: “Satoshi should win the Nobel Peace Prize. We finally have a currency that can assume global reserve status without anyone having to engage in violence.” And the prize goes to… X Pompliano’s proposal faces the obvious hurdle of Nakamoto’s now-legendary disappearance in late 2010 — which has spurred almost as much speculation and fervent interest…

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Paris ‘Treasure Hunt’ Sees Bitcoin Prize Worth $1,000 Up For Grabs in Wall Mural

A French graffiti artist has hidden $1000 in Bitcoin in his latest project, he confirmed in a blog post Jan. 6. Pascal Boyart, who last year embedded a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet QR code in his work to earn passive income, said he opted for the “treasure hunt” approach to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block Jan. 3. The Bitcoin is contained somewhere in the wall mural “La liberté guidant le peuple 2019,” itself based on Eugene Delacroix’s famous painting as a symbol of the French Revolution. The…

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