07 Dec '12, 12pm

Bitcoin Central Licensed as Bank

Look out MtGox , Bitcoin-Central just beat you to one hell of a punch. While this may not mean a lot to my American readers, those of you across the pond in various parts of Europe will be excited to hear that popular European Bitcoin exchange Bitcoin-Central just became the first such exchange to be licensed as a Payment Service Provider (PSP). There is a lot of controversy over whether regulation is good or bad, but for the time at least no one can deny that Bitcoin still has to interact with the traditional banking system – we can’t pay our power bills in Bitcoin just yet, after all. To this end, having even a single regulated body participating in this traditional banking system lends the entire Bitcoin community credibility. The next steps are large indeed and there is much work to be done, but obtaining regulatory licensing – even through a partnership deal – is defi...

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