09 Dec '12, 2am

Bitcoin going mainstream? Exchange approved to operate as a bank

Bitcoin going mainstream? Exchange approved to operate as a bank bitcoin central, a bitcoin exchange that is popular in the eurozone, says it has secured approval from regulators to operate as a bank under french law. the announcement could be another sign of the cryptocurrency's growing legitimacy. the news was announced in a thursday post on the bitcoin forums. a representative for paymium, the french company that runs bitcoin central, said the firm had partnered with the french payment processor aqoba and the french bank credit mutuel to create a bitcoin-based payment service. users will be able to deposit funds in either euros or bitcoins, and to easily convert between the two. approval by the french authorities has several key advantages, according to paymium. euro-denominated funds will be insured by the garantie des dĂŠpĂ´ts, the french equivalent to the us fdic. th...

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