Bitcoin: If Not HODLing, Consider Donating

Dec 19, 2017 · 4 min read
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By Carlton Fields attorneys Rahul P. Ranadive and Justin S. Wales

A mantra among cryptocurrency investors is “HODL.” The phrase originated in a December 2013 post on the Bitcoin Forum message board by an admittedly less-than-sober investor attempting to announce his plans to “hold” on to his Bitcoin in the wake of a 25% drop in market price. At the time of his misspelled posting the price…

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