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Author Topic: 2012-09-11 pymnts.com - BitPay Exceeds 1,000 Merchants Accepting Bitcoin  (Read 779 times)
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BitPay Exceeds 1,000 Merchants Accepting Bitcoin

2012-09-11

http://pymnts.com/news/businesswire-feed/2012/september/11/bitpay-exceeds-1000-merchants-accepting-bitcoin-20120911005855/


BitPay, Inc., the world leader in bitcoin business solutions, announces it has over 1,000 businesses using its service to accept bitcoin digital currency for purchases.
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As a result of the secretary of the Central Bank of Finland publicizing that bitcoin is legal to use in Finland, many businesses have seized the opportunity to accept bitcoin. Some of the rather unique merchants in Finland include a dentist office, a veggieburger restaurant chain, and a funeral service.
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Bitcoin is ideal for internet payments, because it solves the risk of card-not-present credit card fraud.
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This article is presumably a result of a BitPay press release.
See also: see also: http://www.finextra.com/News/Announcement.aspx?pressreleaseid=46214
and
http://bitcoinmagazine.net/bitpay-exceeds-1000-merchants-accepting-bitcoin/

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