Dubai Company Creates Sharia-Compliant Cryptocurrency for the Muslim World

In this Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012 photo, a gold press operator collects 10 gram gold blanks to press them with the logo of the Emirates Gold company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Gold prices remained relatively steady in 2012, close to $1,700 an ounce. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

A startup in Dubai called OneGram has created a Bitcoin-style cryptocurrency that ostensibly complies with sharia law, making it an acceptable alternative for devout Muslims.


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