The Japanese city of bitcoin donations, the protection of historical relics
According to reports, a city in Japan are bitcoin donations, to raise funds for the protection of a historic park.
According to the Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported that the city is to raise funds to protect the Hirosaki, more than 2000 cherry trees and a centuries old castle.
Tokyo bitcoin wallet and trading services in support of the activities of Coincheck. According to data released on its website, so far, has been from 40 donors to raise 0.5749 bitcoin (about $720).
Although this amount is very small, but will undoubtedly contribute to the maintenance of subsidies Hirosaki park fees, according to NHK reports, the municipal government every year to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars for maintenance.
NHK also said that the digital currency has attracted the attention of local officials, they think that digital currency is more widely to solve a possible means of financing issues.
“Vice mayor Yamamoto Se said, Japan’s other local authorities to raise money troubles, virtual currency can provide solutions.”
Bitcoin previously has been used as a fundraising tool. From the cross to save the children, these groups have been transformed into digital currency to raise donations.