Tag Archive: poland

  • Bitcoin, Bitcoin Politics, Bitcoin Regulation, News, News teaser

    Poland: New Central Bank Website Says Bitcoin is ‘Not Money’

    The Poland central bank has appeared to sponsor a national campaign discouraging citizens from using cryptocurrencies, telling them they are “not money.” Virtual Currencies ‘Not Money Within Meaning Of Law’ A dedicated website, which translates as ‘beware of cryptocurrencies,’ features multiple sections warning users about perceived dangers of non-fiat-based financial instruments. “Virtual currencies are not money,” the lead heading of the website states, followed by: cryptocurrencies are not currencies. The contact details of the site’s

    · December 30, 2017 · 1:00 pm
  • Bitcurex Bitcoin, Bitcoin Businesses, Bitcoin Exchange, Breaking News, News, News teaser

    Bitcurex: Owner ‘Disappears’ After Failing to Return 2,300 BTC

    Poland’s oldest exchange Bitcurex has mysteriously “disappeared” with users losing access to capital and locking 2,300 bitcoins out of users’ hands. 2,300 BTC Gone Forever Local news sources report that following problems reaching back to October, the platform has now ceased operation altogether, with staff failing to release clear information. Only social media pages survive, while it appears that a Polish public prosecutor investigation instigated by the exchange is no nearer returning lost funds. Bitcurex’s

    · January 31, 2017 · 8:00 am
  • Regulated Bitcoin, Bitcoin Regulation, Bitcoin Taxes, News, News teaser

    Bitcoin is Being Increasingly Regulated Across the Globe

    Countries are reiterating tax specifications as Bitcoin becomes increasingly regulated around the globe amid rising price and popularity.  Bitcoin Taken Seriously, Increasingly Regulated Starting the year in the $1,000 USD range, Bitcoin has had an eventful month and January isn’t even over yet! So far, we’ve seen many countries take a new stance on Bitcoin in regard to regulations and taxes. Although this may cause some commotion in the short-term, as seen with the Public

    · January 22, 2017 · 4:00 am
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    T-Mobile Poland Offers 20% Discount for Bitcoin Purchases

    T-Mobile Poland announced in late February that they would start offering a 20% discount for mobile top-up credits paid with bitcoin. The announcement is part of a three month partnership with Warsaw-based bitcoin payment processor, InPay. T-Mobile Poland is the first business of the large telecommunication company to test bitcoin payments. An InPay spokesperson said T-Mobile Poland’s motivation for the partnership with the bitcoin payment processor, was the mobile operator’s recent initiative to explore new services and

    · March 22, 2015 · 3:00 pm