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Part 5. Bottom up innovation protected by top down legislation

Disruptive innovation such as Bitcoin is usually bottom up, with initial traction from people who are not concerned with legality.

However for Bitcoin to become mainstream it does require some top down legislation; most people are concerned with legality.

El Salvador and other jurisdictions making Bitcoin legal tender are giving the people some legal certainty.

The future is not bottom up innovation OR top down legislation. It is bottom up innovation AND top down legislation.

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