German Parliament Member Wants To Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

A member of the German Bundestag (federal parliament), Joana Cotar, has expressed her support for making Bitcoin a legal tender in Germany, in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph. Cotar told the publication that she wants to initiate a “preliminary examination” for legal framework to officially recognize Bitcoin as legal tender in the country.

“This includes ensuring the legal security for companies and citizens…We need to combat potential risks such as money laundering, tax evasion and other illegal activities associated with Bitcoin. But without stifling innovation and the freedom aspects of Bitcoin,” she said.

To further this matter and raise awareness in the German…

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