One Actual Use Case For Crypto

From the Telugu web series Hawala

Besides speculation, the one use case I’ve found for crypto is that it lets you move money between currencies. It’s a black market hawala system for white people. This is pointless for most currencies, but it suddenly becomes very useful if your currency goes off the rails.



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at