PayPal President: We're Believers in Bitcoin

PayPal President: We're Believers in Bitcoin

PayPal president David Marcus took to twitter Monday morning to make some things clear on his company's stance on digital currency bitcoin. His message comes as seemingly the entire bitcoin community has convinced themselves the money transmitter is anti-bitcoin, with policies that do not permit PayPal users to sell the likes of bitcoin, litecoin, and other cryptocurrencies. Word has also been spreading in the community that PayPal may also be cracking down on individuals selling bitcoin mining hardware: "To clarify: we have no policies against using PayPal to sell Bitcoin mining rigs. We....


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This is really interesting. The PayPal president Marcus David has gone out in public telling us that they have no policies against using PayPal to buy and sell mining rigs AND that he and PayPal actually believes in Bitcoin. If this is good news or not for the current Bitcoin price is unsure. It could go both ways. See the tweets below: To clarify: we have no policies against using PayPal to sell Bitcoin mining rigs. We don't support any currency txn whether fiat or BTC... - David Marcus (@davidmarcus) January 13, 2014. ...for a host of regulatory issues. But we treat BTC and any FX txn....

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Instead of the supply changing to keep the value the same, the supply is predetermined and the value changes. As the number of users grows, the value per coin increases. It has the potential for a positive feedback loop; as users increase, the value goes up.

Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin Developer