Japan is a tech-savvy nation whose elected officials have a better appreciation of the transformative power of emerging technologies than most. It follows that the more digitally-inclined countries should be among the first to embrace cryptocurrency. In Europe, Estonia, with its e-Residency digital passports, is another country that’s been positive towards cryptocurrency.

Source: Japan Teaches Western Governments a Lesson in Cryptocurrency Regulation – Bitcoin News, Kai Sedgwick, November 13, 2017