These celebrities all invested in cryptocurrency
Bitcoin is now trading above US$15,000, its highest level in almost three years
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Based on blockchain technology that allows them to exist and function largely outside of government control, cryptocurrencies have on the one hand been praised for their inflation resistance and transparency. On the other hand, they have faced criticism for their exchange rate volatility and their potential to be used for illegal activities.
And it's not just experts who are interested in the potentially revolutionary technology. For better or worse, many household names have come out in favor of cryptocurrencies. Check out this gallery to see which celebrities are on board with the cryptocurrency craze.
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