With Bitcoin booming, Bryan Parker’s idea of using it to uplift Oakland isn’t looking so crazy

Former Oakland mayoral candidate BryanParker says the city missed an opportunitywith Bitcoin for reason greater than finances.OAKLANDAs Oakland voters headed to the polls during the November 2014 mayoral election, the cost of a single Bitcoin was roughly $350. Last December, the astronomical success of Bitcoin saw the cryptocurrency top $19,000. Today, one Bitcoin is worth … Continue reading With Bitcoin booming, Bryan Parker’s idea of using it to uplift Oakland isn’t looking so crazy

Oakland Mayoral Candidate Bryan Parker Embraces Bitcoin

ELECTION 2014 | OAKLAND | MAYOR | A growing number of businesses and even some countries are beginning to recognize the power of the digital currency Bitcoin. Now, add Oakland mayoral candidate Bryan Parker to the list of early adopters.In a press release subtitled, “Someone in government who actually wants your Bitcoin,” Parker announced a … Continue reading Oakland Mayoral Candidate Bryan Parker Embraces Bitcoin