Members of Spain’s lower house of Congress saw a surprise in their inboxes, the equivalent of 1 euro in crypto.
As reported by Spanish news outfit ABC, the plan is spearheaded by Tutellus, a decentralized platform looking to tokenize education technology, and the Blockchain Observatory. The project aims to promote the use of cryptocurrencies in the country.
All 350 members of Spain’s lower house, or the Congress of Deputies, received the equivalent of 1 euro in cryptocurrency in their emails. Miguel Caballero, Tutellus founder, said the goal is to raise awareness about the future role of cryptocurrencies in society:
“We have explained to your honorable members that we are in a time of profound change in the use of money, in addition to highlighting the important role that cryptocurrencies have today.”
Caballero said the cryptocurrency “is not a donation” and acknowledged that some congress members might be more familiar with crypto. But for those who no experience