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Its proponents — a group that includes tech enthusiasts, civil libertarians, hackers and criminals — cheer the fact that it can be sent across borders anonymously and that it is not regulated by a central authority like a typical currency.
For progressives, alleviating poverty has demanded welfare; for libertarians, freeing up the economy.
So it is designed to advance literally every faction in the party, including some (populists, who favor nativism and bigger government) diametrically opposed to others (libertarians, who favor the opposite).
Launched in 2009, bitcoin grew as a communal software project championed by cypherpunks, who embraced its technological promise, and libertarians, who cheered its independence from government influence.
This contradicts the conventional wisdom that technology elites tend to be libertarians, who tend to be right-leaning and support the individual rights and free markets advocated by writers such as Ayn Rand, Milton Friedman and Robert Nozick.
Its member of Parliament, Maxime Bernier, is a libertarian who unsuccessfully ran for the leadership of the Conservative Party this spring.
Progressives and libertarians spend a great deal of time arguing about the problem of social coordination.
The continued popularity of the program among law-enforcement agencies baffles civil libertarians, who fear police are becoming militarized and wonder what lessons have been learned from the growing outcry over police violence and use of force.
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