Germany’s 2021 election. What do parties think of cryptocurrency & blockchain?

The use of new technologies such as blockchain or artificial intelligence has been in the spotlight lately and gaining more acceptance from governments around the world.

On Sunday, Sept. 26, Germans voted in parliamentary elections that marked the end of Angela Merkel’s 16 years in office. Since 2005, Germany has experienced deep crises, but also unprecedented prosperity. Merkel’s departure creates a power vacuum, but it also creates the chance for a new beginning — with the crypto sector being no exception. But what might this new beginning look like, and what are German parties planning to do to help the crypto market and new technologies like blockchain?

Cointelegraph took a look at the election manifestos, searched for keywords like “cryptocurrencies,” “blockchain” or “digital euro” and asked the parties what they think about the regulation of the crypto market.

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