- On 31st October, Bitcoin celebrated its 11th Birthday
- On this day, the first paper regarding the idea of Bitcoin was released by Satoshi Nakamoto
- In good signs, several congressmen took to twitter to announce their well wishes
11 years ago on October 31st, the mind or minds behind the Satoshi Nakamoto pseudonym released the Bitcoin whitepaper, marking the first time the public was introduced to the alternative currency system — a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash,” per its creator — that’s gone on to capture the attention of millions. Among those millions, several influential people paid their respects too.
McHenry, the representative for the 10th District in North Carolina, stated that the authorities in the US shouldn’t try to impede the progress of the technology in an October 31st tweet. He believes that policymakers should take on a more helpful role in the development of new technologies.
Warren Earl Davidson is an American Republican politician from the state of Ohio. He is the member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio's 8th congressional district. Mr Warren has traditionally been open to prospective technologies and has shown active interest in pushing the bar of regulators, moving from conservative to being open towards change.