Don't you just love the naysayers, mockers, and Luddites? Thanks to Patron Marc for getting this to me.
In Reuters, yesterday: Japan's FSA gives official endorsement to 11 cryptocurrency exchanges.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Financial Services Agency said on Friday it has approved 11 companies as operators of cryptocurrency exchanges, in a move that sets the country apart from its neighbors which are tightening their grip on virtual money.
The Japanese government recognized bitcoin as legal tender in April and required cryptocurrency exchange operators to register with it.
...At the same time, the obituary count on Bitcoin is up to 171 and counting.
Here's something new I'll be adding to the bottom of each post so that it will always be easy to access, since Patreon does not yet have a easy way to build and display an archive.