Bitcoin in Iran

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 4:43pm

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US sanctions have been squeezing Iran's economy for almost a year, cutting it off from most economic activity with the rest of the world. Some Iranians are turning to an alternative way to conduct business: bitcoin. The World’s host Marco Werman speaks with Ziya Sadr, a bitcoin enthusiast based in Tehran.