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#1 Staff

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 12:03 PM

Hello!

 

We're very glad and proud to announce that from now on we are able to accept Bitcoin directly. Any intermediary acting as a payment processor is no more required.

 

We feel that  this is an important step, since some payment processors have taken or are taking steps which are not totally privacy friendly. Moreover, cutting out any intermediary is very coherent with Bitcoin spirit and unleashes the potential of the cryptocurrency.

 

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#2 amazake

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 05:22 PM

That's pretty cool! is there any chance though that other cryptocoins (e.g. BCH, LTC, the big ones at least) will be accepted directly in the future, too?



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Posted 26 March 2018 - 06:49 PM

That's pretty cool! is there any chance though that other cryptocoins (e.g. BCH, LTC, the big ones at least) will be accepted directly in the future, too?

 

Hello!

 

We have not ruled out this option, although at the moment we can't promise anything for sure.

 

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#4 SirAlexander

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Posted 27 March 2018 - 04:42 PM

OK that's cool, but I've got the feeling on the contrary that these intermediaries were adding some kind of anonymity to the transaction. Intermediaries are necessary when you need to "disconnect" the sender from the receiver.



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Posted 27 March 2018 - 04:47 PM

That's pretty cool! is there any chance though that other cryptocoins (e.g. BCH, LTC, the big ones at least) will be accepted directly in the future, too?

 

I go along. There are cryptocurrencies far more "ecologically efficient" than bitcoin now. BTC is a cryptocurrency of the past.



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Posted 27 March 2018 - 05:05 PM

OK that's cool, but I've got the feeling on the contrary that these intermediaries were adding some kind of anonymity to the transaction. Intermediaries are necessary when you need to "disconnect" the sender from the receiver.

 

 

Quite the opposite, in this very peculiar situation. There are some efficient ways to add an anonymity layer to BTC transactions, regardless of any intermediary. However, when the intermediary makes some precise choices of verification and so on, the anonymity layer gets thinner (not to mention the annoyance of any unnecessary step) and by the way any additional layer and intermediary does not make you use the full potential of Bitcoin.

 

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Posted 27 March 2018 - 07:16 PM

Yea! if I only owned any form of bitcoin



#8 Drunk_Uncle

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Posted 28 March 2018 - 11:15 AM

"Any intermediary acting as a payment processor is no more required."

 

It now looks like paying you via several other cryptocurrencies via CoinPayments.net is still an option. Can you please confirm this?

 

If that's true, that's good news, as it's good to know that we can still pay you via ~20 other cryptocurrencies.






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