21 Feb '13, 12am

Ripple, the First True Bitcoin Competitor

tl;dr Ripple (XRP) is a new decentralized Bitcoin-like currency that doesn’t require a blockchain or mining. The Ripple network also supports sending and trading between any currency enabling true decentralized BTC exchanges. Ripple and Bitcoin can work together to expand each other’s reach. We are the first VPN to accept Ripple. As Bitcoin approaches the 30$ mark for the second time, we are proud to announce that we are the first VPN to accept a brand new currency, Ripple, the first cryptocurrency that truly has a shot at competing with Bitcoin. Up until this point, all other decentralized digital currencies which tried to compete were essentially cheap knockoffs of Bitcoin. Ripple is the first true innovation in decentralized cryptocurrencies since Satoshi Nakamoto released Bitcoin. We’d like to start off with a simple list of Ripple’s advantages and disadvantages in rel...

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Ripple, the First True Bitcoin Competitor

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