Akin is the founder of Azteco - a service to buy bitcoin with a top up voucher in exchange for cash. Not only are bitcoin purchases fairly private this way, but the voucher system leverages learned behavior from phone and app store credits that almost anyone can intuitively navigate.
While most argue that Bitcoin is a medium of exchange or a store of value, Akin Fernandez thinks that Bitcoin is speech that can be used to extend the possible range of human expression.
On September 7, 2021, El Salvador became the first country in the history of the world to adopt bitcoin, the world’s new currency. The criticism of this move has been relentless by mainstream media. Is it just FUD, or is there any truth to it?