Department of Homeland Security is a  Bitcoin incubator?

Department of Homeland security brokers bitcoin and is now funding bitcoin technology.  While some Bitcoiners maybe horrified, this shows that government recognizes Bitcoin is here to stay.

The Department of Homeland Security is now seeking proposals for blockchain related applications in different endeavors from small businesses.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security through the SBIR’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is now accepting proposals from small businesses comprising of fewer than 500 employees in at least 10 topic areas. Interestingly, the areas also cover the topics of “Applicability of Blockchain Technology to Privacy Respecting Identity Management” & “Blockchain Applications for Homeland Security Analytics”.

Source: Department of Homeland Security Wants Blockchain Applications – CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News