Czech Republic’s Prime Minister Accuses Opposition Of Bitcoin Mining

Sep 19, 2018 at 09:00 Update Date :Sep 19, 2018 at 09:00 UTC

Bitcoin Mining has become a trending topic in the Czech Republic politics. An unexpected political clash between the Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and the opposition Czech Pirate Party is now the centre of attraction for everyone.

Prime Minister accused his opposition of bringing off nothing functional other than Bitcoin mining. As per the Hospodářské Noviny, a Czech publication, opposition party member Jakub Michalek questioned Prime Minister on the progress of digital database for official documents.

In reply, the Prime Minister put a question mark on the opposition’s contribution in the IT sector. He said that opposition is not qualified to ask questions about the affair since they’re not able to do anything apart from Bitcoin mining in the IT sector.

The Prime Minister stated,

talked so much about it, but did not do anything else than mining Bitcoin. We expect you [the party] to get involved.”

In reply to the allegations, the social gathering member Jakub Michalek was trying to prove the Prime Minister’s words as “brainwashing”.

Czech Pirate Party was founded in 2009 and is one of the youngest parties of the country.  In 2017 legislative election, it is the third largest party in the chamber of deputies, grabbing 22 out of 220 seats.

Although having a link with crypotocurrencies is not a thing to worry. Prime Minister’s statement was pointing figure to the allegation brought against the member. In response, the Pirate Party member sarcastically said that his desktops heated up the property.

Also, the Economic Journal reported that around a thousand e-stores are using cryptocurrency as a mode of payment. It is changing the financial sector globally.

In the beginning of this year, a Blockchain and Bitcoin conference was held in the capital city Prague. Now, the country has been cultivating cryptocurrencies for years.

It is still a thing to figure out whether the opposition party is still mining the Bitcoin perhaps being unimportant to the market itself. Regardless of the Prime Minister’s negative light on the industry, having such an important cryptocurrency ambassador is still not imperceptible.

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