28 Nov '13, 5pm

It's practically impossible for regular people to buy Bitcoin

It's practically impossible for regular people to buy Bitcoin

We’re in the middle of a huge Bitcoin bubble resembling Tulip mania . There’s now huge demand in the mainstream to buy bitcoin for speculation mainly due to media attention . There’s one big reason why we haven’t seen Bitcoin’s price peak yet though, which user Aardwolf on Hacker News states clearly : How to actually get bitcoins? I mean, seriously, I tried, but all my attempts were futile. Why can’t I just use a credit card or similar and buy bitcoints? Back when they were $100, I really wanted to buy a bitcoin, spent half a day on it, but didn’t manage to. I gave up everytime I needed to do something strange involving permissions with my bank. Is there an easier way to get them? I live in Europe by the way. Thanks! Regular people cannot buy bitcoins In 2012, I bought my first bitcoins through MtGox . Back then it was the only exchange supporting European wire transfers (...

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