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Non-Seizability of Bitcoin Very Attractive for Hong Kong: Pompliano

News Bitcoin’s (BTC) use as a protector of wealth is coming to the fore in Hong Kong as trading volumes spike and businesses iron out problems with acceptance. Trading record underscores Bitcoin’s “non-seizability”As multiple commentators including Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano..

Following New Partnership, BitPay Adds Support for XRP

News Major cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay has entered a partnership with Ripple’s investment arm Xpring to support payments with XRP. The development was announced in an Oct. 2 press release, revealing that now businesses can accept the third-largest digital currency XRP for payments via ..

BitPay Undergoes Security and Confidentiality Certification Audit

News Major cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay has undergone a security and confidentiality compliance review, the Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2). Per a Sept. 30 press release, business advisory company Aprio confirmed BitPay’s compliance with the SOC 2, a tech audit and a requ..

Sorry BitPay, New Bitcoin Upgrade Proposal Disables BIP70 by Default

News Cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay may soon find it harder to do business as developers plan to remove support for the way it creates payment addresses. BitPay address support may disappear from BitcoinIn a GitHub discussion about the future 0.19.0 release of the Bitcoin Core client, dev..

Luxembourg Regulator Red-Flags Activities of BitPay Clone Website

News Luxembourg’s financial regulator, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), has red-flagged the activities of a fraudulent clone website that is impersonating cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay. On Sept. 18, the CSSF issued a warning about a company going by the..

Cryptocurrency Payments Processor BitPay Adds Support for Ether

News Major cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay has added support for the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Ether (ETH). Per a press release published on Sept. 16, companies that use BitPay for payment processing are now able to accept Ether for purchases without h..

Bitcoin Startup BitPay: Slammed by Hong Kong News Outlet

While Bitcoin is inherently a decentralized technology, meaning that payments can be disintermediated and peer-to-peer, some services in the cryptocurrency ecosystem are subject to the issues that come with centralization. It seems that one of these services is BitPay, an Atlanta-based Bitcoin paym..

‘Never Use BitPay’ — Hong Kong Free Press Slams Bitcoin Donation Block

News Cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay faces another publicity nightmare amid claims it blocked donations to Hong Kong for several weeks. According to a complaint on social media by Tom Grundy on Sept. 11, founder of crowdfunded media outlet Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP), BitPay suddenly began..

Blockchain Wallet Adds Support for Crypto Payments Processor BitPay

News Crypto wallet service Blockchain Wallet has integrated cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay. Payments conducted through Blockchain WalletBlockchain announced the news on Aug. 23, stating that it now allows its users to copy or scan invoices, allowing them to make a Bitcoin (BTC) payment en..

BitPay Under Fire For Rejecting $100K Bitcoin Amazon Rainforest Donation

A blocked Bitcoin donation to help the fight against the Amazon Rainforest fires has become the latest publicity headache for BitPay.BitPay Fails To Resolve BTC Freeze According to a social media exchange on August 23, the embattled cryptocurrency payment processor is facing fresh criticism after..

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