The First Bitcoin Shop in Europe Opens in London

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Congratulations to my Rothbardian friend, Akin Fernandez, who is making headlines after opening Europe’s first bricks and mortar Bitcoin shop, Azteco. Writes the Daily Mail:

An entrepreneur has opened the first shop in Europe where Bitcoins can be bought over the counter.

Normally it can take weeks to set-up an account and purchase the digital currency over the internet – but Akin Fernandez simply prints off a voucher so they can be accessed immediately.

The user then enters a 16-digit code and the Bitcoins are transferred to the designated virtual wallet within 70 seconds.

Read the rest.

4:03 pm on February 19, 2014
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