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April 03, 2013, 02:52:49 AM
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http://mashable.com/2013/04/02/western-union-bitcoin/

The threat to their business model is clearly not going unnoticed. It wouldn't be too surprising to see Western Union (or a major competitor) offering BTC services and currency exchange considering they already have the required regulatory compliance framework in place.

"If you can't beat 'em..."

edit: The original Wall Street Journal source article is here:
http://mobile.blogs.wsj.com/cio/2013/04/01/western-union-eyes-digital-currency-services/

                         
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April 03, 2013, 04:17:03 AM
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Seriously?  You mean it wasn't an April Fool's joke?

WTF?  What kind of major company would put out an announcement like that on April 1st?

Dankedan: price seems low, time to sell I think...
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April 03, 2013, 05:42:21 AM
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Seriously?  You mean it wasn't an April Fool's joke?

WTF?  What kind of major company would put out an announcement like that on April 1st?

Only a true badass like Western Union. You see, the joke was, that they did it on april fools, so that you'd think the joke was a joke of the nature that the jokester wants the jokee to believe the joke really wasn't a joke, when in reality it was the joke of the variety in which the jokester wants the jokee to believe the joke is actually a joke. Thats the whole joke.

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April 03, 2013, 05:47:09 AM
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Seriously?  You mean it wasn't an April Fool's joke?

WTF?  What kind of major company would put out an announcement like that on April 1st?

Only a true badass like Western Union. You see, the joke was, that they did it on april fools, so that you'd think the joke was a joke of the nature that the jokester wants the jokee to believe the joke really wasn't a joke, when in reality it was the joke of the variety in which the jokester wants the jokee to believe the joke is actually a joke. Thats the whole joke.

Ah.  Everything is all of a sudden becoming crystal murky.

Dankedan: price seems low, time to sell I think...
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April 03, 2013, 07:01:07 AM
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