29 Sep '15, 10am

Sir Richard Branson Wants a Transparent Cryptocurrency, But Will Customers? - Bitcoin Magazine

Sir Richard Branson Wants a Transparent Cryptocurrency, But Will Customers? - Bitcoin Magazine

Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, whose Virgin Galactic airlines was the first to accept bitcoins for space flight, recently described bitcoin as “the pioneer of a global currency” in an interview in the April issue of Delta’s SKY Magazine. Branson clearly believes in bitcoin. Not only is he accepting it, but he’s invested in it as well. But his comments indicate that he does not believe bitcoin will be the ultimate winner in the cryptocurrency wars. “It may not be the perfect global currency of the future yet, but it’s the pioneer of a global currency,” Branson said. He joins other tech giants in his assessment. “The Foundation is involved in digital money but unlike Bitcoin it would not be anonymous digital money,” Bill Gates said in February. “In Kenya M-PESA is being used for almost half of all transactions.” Gates, Branson, and Jack Dorsey, co-founder of T...

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