Tesla, a large electric car manufacturer led by Dogecoin preacher Elon Musk, hinted that it may soon resume support for encrypted payments.
In the September quarterly Record The company and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stated that “the practice of cryptocurrency trading may be restarted in the future”, which indicates that Tesla is considering resuming support purchases using digital assets.
The company also expressed its long-term belief in crypto assets as a store of value and a means of payment, and stated:
“We believe in the long-term potential of digital assets as investment and cash substitutes.”
Tesla Bitcoins previously accepted As payment for the purchase of electric vehicles from January to March of this year. This move is part of Tesla’s broader embrace of Bitcoin. The company also invested $1.5 billion in BTC in the first quarter of 2021.
However, the support for Bitcoin is Shelved quickly Although some people believe that proof-of-work mining has a negative impact on the environment, the company is still criticized for supporting BTC.
In June, CEO Elon Musk said that Tesla will Consider recovery Once at least half of the Bitcoin network’s hash rate is driven by renewable energy, Bitcoin payments are supported.
When the report was released, there was news that Tesla had a market value exceeding $1 trillion after reaching a landmark deal with the car rental company Hertz.Tesla’s stock price also assembly For the first time in history, it was about $1,000.
To the disappointment of Shiba Coin holders, Elon Musk said on Twitter this weekend that he only holds Bitcoin, Ether and Dogecoin.
On Monday, Twitter user Shiba Inu Holder asked Elon Musk how much SHIB he holds on Twitter, and Musk replied: “No.”
“Out of curiosity, I got some ASCII hash strings called’Bitcoin, Ethereum & Doge’. That’s it,” he Add to.