07 Dec '12, 1pm

Bitcoin-Central secures PSP license

Bitcoin-Central secures PSP license 6 hours ago | 1283 views | 0 A European Bitcoin exchange says that it has secured a license to operate as a payments service provider (PSP), bringing the crypto-currency into the formal economy. In a post on the Bitcoin Forum , Bitcoin-Central says it has partnered with Credit Mutuel and payments outfit Aqoba to secure the PSP status from French authorities. Funds will be held at Credit Mutuel under the user's name, with an account that will - in a "few months" - get its own Iban, meaning it can be used like any other bank account, with salaries and pensions paid in to it and converted into Bitcoins. Users will also be able to order a debit card that will use their euro and bitcoin balances to honour purchases and cash withdrawals, with the exchange having "direct access to the banking networks which will let us 100% automate all incomin...

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