Former Texas Representative Ron Paul has conducted an online survey on December 6, 2017, which showed that majority of the respondents would choose a cash ‘gift’ in the form of the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin if they could not get hold of it for 10 years. Only 2% of the respondents opted to receive the gift in US dollars.
A wealthy person wants to gift you $10,000. You get to choose in which form you’ll take the gift. But there’s a catch: You must keep the gift in the form that you choose, and you can’t touch it for 10 years.
In which form would you take the gift?
— Ron Paul (@RonPaul) December 5, 2017
Results of the survey
As of press time, 55,900 people have participated in the survey. Of the total polled, 53% claimed that they would opt to accept the money as Bitcoin, while 37% would take it as gold, and just 2% want it in dollars…