What do a Russian presidential confidant and JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon have in common?
If we guessed a contempt and loathing for bitcoin, you’d be on a money – so to speak.
So for anyone who thinks bitcoin is like a “Internet of money,” this confidant would substantially have some flattering oppressive difference for them. And they wouldn’t be alone. (See: MPD CEO Karen’s Webster’s thoughts on this theme of because “everyone should stop wasting braincells on bitcoin.”)
In an talk with a Russian news agency, German Klimenko — who serves as Vladimir Putin’s Presidential Internet Adviser (cool title, right?) — was quoted as observant that practical currencies are a “virus going true into a head,” and are “a small fiction.”
Maybe he’s been reading PYMNTS.com?