Cryptocurrency Salaries Are a Bad Flashback to Company Scrip

Enthusiasts forget that employers have used salary tokens to tie up labour

The Financial Times
Aug 20 · 4 min read
Photo: Austin Distel

By Izabella Kaminska

For most people, it would not be desirable to be paid in a highly volatile asset that routinely drops its value in double-digit percentage terms when compared with real-world currency. But an…

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