As digital payment tools become increasingly widespread, traditional finance is also seeking to create a worthy alternative to the existing means. That is why numerous countries are exploring the potential of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
With everything seeming to be going digital in this Covid-19 pandemic era, the tokenization of payment systems is growing at a high rate across the globe. Blockchain and fintech is now the next big thing.
Online casinos accept a variety of payment methods, but one such method has become controversial in recent years. Credit cards have affected the gambling community so negatively that the UK resorted to banning them.
Bitcoin Cash has pulled above the $500 support and attempts to resume an upward move. Today, the upward move is facing some resistance as the altcoin resumes a range-bound movement below the $600 high. In the previous price action, BCH was trading above $680 support.
The cryptocurrency market is among the biggest unregulated sectors in the globe. Before the coming of digital money, drug dealers were using cash as the main means of making transactions. Now, things have changed a little bit. However, drug dealers still prefer using fiat than cryptocurrencies.
Individuals and businesses are often cautious about cryptocurrency due to its allegedly criminal reputation. True, money launderers often take advantage of crypto anonymity and decentralization to conceal illegal income. However, facts prove that their number one choice is fiat money.
A trademark crypto-war is afoot in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Safex, a blockchain engine for ecommerce, won the first battle by successfully obtaining emergency relief which requires the defendants Safeth LTD., and its principals Joey “Crypto” Lathus and Cynthia Lathus to immediately stop using the Safex name and logo in connection with their competing cryptocurrency.
The European Central Bank Governing Council is advancing the work on the possible issuance and circulation of a digital euro, a type of central bank electronic money that would foil cash, not substitute it. Authorities want people to access and use these two types of money together, to offer greater choice and easier access to means of making payments.