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November 22, 2013, 02:00:05 PM
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Interview just aired on CNBC with Branson saying Virgin galactic to accept BTC, and that he has personally invested in Bitcoin.

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November 22, 2013, 02:01:21 PM
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November 22, 2013, 02:58:09 PM
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"So shines a good deed in a weary world."

 -- Willie Wonka, fellow successful entrepreneur and independent thinker to Mr. Branson

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November 22, 2013, 03:12:08 PM
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Maybe he can use his new bank overlord status to allow some UK bitcoin companies bank accounts and not watch some emerging country take all the Bitcoin related jobs.
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November 22, 2013, 03:19:18 PM
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Sir Richard is not that up to speed as to what is Bitcoin, let alone how long its been around, stating its a new currency about a year old.

But that's not what I wanted to comment upon prior to viewing the video. With SRB onboard, soon the major online marketing gurus will somehow embrace Bitcoin in their own special way, starting with this one known for his email blasts: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmOum81dEIc&list=UUt5nvmF4PmVuPsufKVMxGKQ&index=66

Whether a ticket was truly purchased for a gal from Hawaii to go into space, or it's just a marketing ploy, it's good news for the exchange rate of bitcoins.

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November 22, 2013, 03:40:20 PM
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His personal blog where he states he's bought some bitcoins

http://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/bitcoins-in-space

Virgin also run a bank

http://uk.virginmoney.com/virgin/


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For people who can afford to invest a little in bitcoins, it’s worth looking into.

I suggest people in the UK open an account with them and quote this if they have banking issues using bitcoin
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November 22, 2013, 03:41:03 PM
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That's a start!
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November 22, 2013, 04:59:17 PM
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BULLISH

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November 22, 2013, 05:09:16 PM
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Bitcoins into space and to the South Pole, all within a month. Who would've thunk it? The only thing left is to drop a Casascius Coin into the Mariana Trench and we're golden.
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November 22, 2013, 05:57:10 PM
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This is huge.

Richard Branson is a well-respected entrepreneur in the UK, with hundreds of businesses all around the world as part of the "Virgin Group" conglomerate, which includes financial services, mobile phones, radio, retail and many more. Excellent news for Bitcoin.

A bank-only system is similar to having your Bitcoin wallet confined to your national ID, essentially forfeiting your privacy and handing all private keys to the government
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November 22, 2013, 06:25:59 PM
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It's great for publicity, but by no means should be someones decision to invest in bitcoin all their money haha.

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November 22, 2013, 06:42:33 PM
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Jesus. What a time to be alive, people. How lucky are we!?

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November 22, 2013, 07:08:02 PM
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Of all the things that piss me off for not having the amount of BTC's I should have, this pisses me off the most  Undecided
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November 22, 2013, 07:41:25 PM
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Bitcoin is literally going 'to da moon' now  Grin

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November 22, 2013, 08:35:52 PM
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good news for Bitcoin
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November 22, 2013, 10:47:43 PM
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This would help Bitcoin become more stable ,

and increase it price alot more because of more demand for it
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November 22, 2013, 10:50:18 PM
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Well, is'nt that sweet.

Sir Richard is one hell of a entrepreneur, I'll have to give him that!
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November 23, 2013, 01:14:18 AM
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This is outstanding news!

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November 23, 2013, 01:26:43 AM
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Blows my mind!  Shocked Shocked

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November 23, 2013, 05:58:31 AM
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It's just incredible that someone could have invested as little as $250 a couple of years ago and they could now afford to become a (brief) astronaut!
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