Bitcoin recently made its historic debut as legal tender in the country of El Salvador. Echoing this crypto landmark, Cardano founder and co-founder of Ethereum, Charles Hoskinson, said many more countries could follow in the footsteps of the Central American nation of El Salvador by adopting the largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. He congratulated the entire cryptocurrency community and said that El Salvador’s adoption of bitcoin reinforces the belief that people should be in control of their money. Hoskinson spoke at length about this new industry and his own association with it in a YouTube video, saying he joined the bitcoin space “a long time ago” in 2011, and the industry has grown a lot since then.

Earlier this week, El Salvador became the first country in the world to make bitcoin legal tender alongside the US dollar. However, this rollout ran into serious problems. In order to contain the large number of people joining the platform, the government had to temporarily suspend its cryptocurrency app Chivo to add more servers and increase capacity. This new system is slowly becoming stable. On September 12, the price of bitcoin in India was Rs 36.23 lakh.

Charles Hoskinson also expressed his belief that the younger generation will drive the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. He added that “the majority of people under 25 have a positive approach to cryptocurrencies, and many of them are still holding or trading them. This is the future.”

Hoskinson was the founder and chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation Education Committee and founded the Cryptocurrency Research Group in 2013. He currently leads the research, design and development of Cardano. Cardano cryptocurrency was launched in 2017. On September 7, the proposal to accept bitcoin as legal tender was to be legally implemented, at which time almost all cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, saw a huge price drop. Not only that, everything related to cryptocurrency seemed to be affected that day.

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