Legendary Economist Milton Friedman Endorsed The Concept Of Bitcoin Before It Was Ever Created | Exploring Markets

Legendary Economist Milton Friedman Endorsed The Concept Of Bitcoin Before It Was Ever Created

In 1999, famous economist Milton Friedman sat down with the National Taxpayers Union Foundation for a discussion about economics, currencies, taxes, and antitrust legalities.

The conversation in its whole is amazing, but one segment easily stands out above the rest. In this particular segment, Friedman talks about a digital currency that he envisions will be empowered solely by the Internet. His comments sounds remarkably like that of what Bitcoin has become today. And it makes you even wonder if the founder of Bitcoin was inspired by this exact conversation: