Bitcoin Death Spiral

The Bitcoin Death Spiral

For a bitcoin transaction to be validated, it can take up to 10 minutes. This is because the network needs time for consensus and verification of certain blocks. However, this isn’t ideal if we want people using cryptocurrency as an actual payment method – there’s no way that customers would appreciate having their Starbucks taking longer just so they could pay with crypto! In order for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to survive in the long run, they need security but also speed since many are already being seen as valid forms of exchange regardless of price fluctuations.

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Money Service Business Checklist

Money Service Business Checklist

In today’s regulated environment, registration as a Money Service Business with U.S. FinCEN is an absolute must (and likely legal requirement) for the following cryptocurrency industry players: Peer to peer Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency traders on sites like LocalBitcoins.com and Paxful.com; Over-The-Counter and “institution” Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency traders; Cryptocurrency custodians and other service providers; […]

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