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Ark Invest on $1.4M BTC, Possible Julian Assange-Linked File on Bitcoin Blockchain — Week in Review

Investment management firm Ark Invest has offered three bitcoin price predictions in a new report, including a bull scenario where bitcoin could reach $1.48 million per coin. In other news, a 7zip file possibly linked to activist Julian Assange was reportedly discovered in the Bitcoin blockchain, and billionaire investor Tim Draper has encouraged the government of Sri Lanka to adopt bitcoin. This and more, just below, in the latest Bitcoin.com News Week in Review.

Ark Invest Expects Bitcoin to Become a Multitrillion-Dollar Market — Predicts BTC Price Could Reach $1.48 Million

Investment management firm Ark Invest says bitcoin is “likely to scale into a multi-trillion dollar market.” In its new report, the firm offers three bitcoin price predictions, including a bull case where bitcoin could rise to $1.48 million per coin. Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood sees bitcoin as “an insurance policy for everyone against the confiscation of wealth.

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Billionaire Ray Dalio Says Bitcoin Isn’t an Effective Money, Store of Value, or Medium of Exchange

Billionaire Ray Dalio, the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, says it’s “amazing” what bitcoin has accomplished but believes the cryptocurrency is not going to be an effective money, a store of value, or a medium of exchange. Nonetheless, he stressed that “we are in a world in which money as we know it is in jeopardy.”

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Reddit User Discovers 7zip File Possibly Linked to Julian Assange Hidden in Bitcoin Blockchain

According to a post on the Reddit community r/bitcoin, an old file was discovered that may be linked to Julian Assange, the whistleblower and founder of Wikileaks. The encrypted 7zip file is in the output script from a transaction that took place on Jan. 5, 2017, and was mined at block height 446,713.

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Billionaire Tim Draper Urges Sri Lanka to Adopt Bitcoin — Central Bank Says ‘We Don’t Want to Make the Crisis Worse’

Billionaire investor and venture capitalist Tim Draper has reportedly attempted to convince the Sri Lankan government to adopt bitcoin. However, the governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka rejected his recommendation, emphasizing: “Adoption of 100% bitcoin won’t be a Sri Lanka reality ever.”

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