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A currency exchange that specialises in virtual cash has won the right to operate as a BANK. Wow huh? #Bitcoin #BitCon

A currency exchange that specialises in virtual cash has won the right to operate as a BANK. Wow huh? #Bitcoin #BitCon

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 ...

Full article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20641465?source=mm751

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