Many believe that Bitcoin will revolutionize the world. Many others think the change is already here. Bitcoin keeps growing and reaching even more users on a daily basis. In Romania, for instance, things are happening now and are happening fast for the Bitcoin industry. Just a few days ago the first platform to trade Bitcoins was launched in this Eastern European nation. The site btcxchange.ro was created by a young Romanian who hopes Bitcoin trading will reach ‘street level’ for a great variety of payments.
Furthermore, also in Romania, lawmaker and presidential candidate Remus Cernea Constance will be taking Bitcoin donations for his campaign. According to Cernea: “I’m the first politician in the world who has announced that his presidential campaign will accept donations in bitcoin. It is a world first as far as I know.” The politician is widely known for his campaigns versus discrimination based on religious affiliation and he’s also advocate of the separation of church and state. In addition, Cernea is founder of the Solidarity for Freedom of Conscience Association. The 39 year-old activist was a candidate for the Green Party and later on created the Green Movement.
The Bucharest native made headlines with his announcement and stated: “Bitcoin is a revolutionary virtual currency, which does not depend on any state and is not issued by a national bank. Australia, Germany, Finland, Canada was among the first countries that have formally accepted. In general, it is already accepted in democratic countries with mature market economies …”