07 Dec '12, 5pm

Bitcoins join global bank network: A currency exchange that specialises in the virtual currency known as bitcoin...

Bitcoins join global bank network: A currency exchange that specialises in the virtual currency known as bitcoin...

7 December 2012 Last updated at 17:07 GMT Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Virtual cash exchange becomes bank The deal means more protection for cash created by bitcoin dealing Continue reading the main story Related Stories Newzbin2 piracy site shuts down Rewards halve for digital miners Digital currency: Brave new world or criminal haven? A currency exchange that specialises in virtual cash has won the right to operate as a bank. Bitcoin-Central got the go-ahead thanks to a deal with French financial firms Aqoba and Credit Mutuel. The exchange is one of many that swaps bitcoins, computer generated cash, for real world currencies. The change in status makes it easier to use bitcoins and bestows national protections on balances held at the exchange. Federal protection Bitcoins, and the global network of computers that supports ...

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bbc.co.uk 07 Dec '12, 5pm

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yro.slashdot.org 08 Dec '12, 11am

"Bitcoin-Central, a currency exchange that specialises in virtual cash, has won the right to operate as a bank . They got ...

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arstechnica.com 07 Dec '12, 4pm

Bitcoin Central, a Bitcoin exchange that is popular in the eurozone, says it has secured approval from regulators to opera...

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guardian.co.uk 07 Dec '12, 8pm

The virtual currency Bitcoin took a step towards legitimacy today as its eurozone wing joined the ranks of PayPal and Worl...

Bitcoin exchange wins right to operate as a bank

wired.co.uk 08 Dec '12, 7am

A website that swaps real-world currencies for decentralised virtual bitcoins has been granted the status of a bank. Bitco...

Virtual currency Bitcoin registers with Europea...

guardian.co.uk 07 Dec '12, 7pm

The virtual currency Bitcoin took a step towards legitimacy today as its eurozone wing joined the ranks of PayPal and Worl...

Virtual currency Bitcoin registers with Europea...

guardian.co.uk 07 Dec '12, 8pm

The virtual currency Bitcoin took a step towards legitimacy today as its eurozone wing joined the ranks of PayPal and Worl...

Bitcoin-Central Becomes First Bitcoin Exchange to Operate as a Bank via @betabeat

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betabeat.com 07 Dec '12, 1pm

Big news for Bitcoin today: in a post on Bitcoin Talk, Paymium CTO David Francois announced that Bitcoin-Central , an exch...

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cbc.ca 07 Dec '12, 10pm

The new Bitcoin-Central bank will be able to transfer funds from traditional banks into clients' digital currency accounts...

Bitcoin exchange gains clearance to operate as a real bank in France

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theverge.com 07 Dec '12, 5pm

Bitcoin-Central is set to become the first Bitcoin exchange to operate as a real bank, thanks to new approvals from French...

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bitcointalk.org 06 Dec '12, 11pm

Our user's funds will actually be held at the Credit Mutuel under the user's name, they will be separate from Paymium's fu...

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bitcointalk.org 06 Dec '12, 4pm

Our user's funds will actually be held at the Credit Mutuel under the user's name, they will be separate from Paymium's fu...

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mukpin.com 09 Dec '12, 2am

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bitcointalk.org 07 Dec '12, 10am

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