Bill Gates thinks cryptocurrencies have ’caused deaths in a fairly direct way’

Bitcoin price Bill Gates

Bill Gates answered questions from the Reddit hive-mind in one of his periodic AMAs today, and as you'd expect from the internet today, the topic quickly turned to cryptocurrencies.

While Bitcoin mania has overtaken casual gambling addicts and Ponzi schemes of late, established figures in technology and finance have been much more cautious. Although Gates doesn't seem to think that Bitcoin is as much of a fraud as other investors, he thinks it poses significant problems for governments worldwide.

Continue reading...

BGR Top Deals:

  1. Bose’s answer to the AirPods are $50 off right now on Amazon
  2. This $9 Fire TV Stick and Roku Stick accessory will help you cut another cord

Trending Right Now:

  1. Asus’ blatant iPhone X ripoff convinced me that Apple made the right choice with the notch
  2. Of course Samsung made fun of the iPhone X’s notch at its Galaxy S9 event
  3. Scientists worry that Elon Musk’s flying Tesla could contaminate Mars with bacteria from Earth

Bill Gates thinks cryptocurrencies have ’caused deaths in a fairly direct way’ originally appeared on BGR.com on Wed, 28 Feb 2018 at 07:35:03 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Comments