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New York City Democratic mayoral front runner Eric Adams said he would turn the city into a bitcoin hub within a year, rivalling Miami for the position as the epicenter of the US crypto community.
“I promise you, in one year […] you’re going to see a different city. […]. We’re going to become the center of life science, the center of cyber security, the center of self-driving cars, drones, the center of bitcoin, we’re going to be the center of all the technology,” Adams said on Tuesday after voting closed for the primaries.
Adams is currently leading the race, while bitcoin fan Andrew Yang, who had also said he would transform the city into a bitcoin hub, dropped out of the race after polls placed him second in line.
New York’s state assembly rejected a bill to limit crypto mining for environmental reasons earlier this month. It had passed through…