Vid: Those Who Know The Least About Bitcoin Want to Ban it the Most: Reason-Rupe Poll April 2014


"Some people, when they don't know what something is, want to ban it," says Reason-Rupe polling director Emily Ekins. "Other people, if they don't know what something is, they think it should be allowed unless it's causing someone harm in some way. And this question really delineates who those individuals are that favor choice and favor prohibition."

Ekins sat down Reason TV to discuss the portion of the results from the April Reason-Rupe poll focused on attitudes towards, and knowledge of, the cryptocurrency bitcoin. Watch the video above, or click the link below for downloadable versions and for the full text and more statistics.

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Produced by Zach Weissmueller. Camera by Paul Detrick.