Australians Can Now Buy BTC and ETH From Over 1,200 Newsstands

  • Patrick Thompson
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    As of March 1, 2018, Australians were able to buy Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) from more than 1,200 newsagents located around the continent/country

Australians Can Now Buy BTC and ETH From Over 1,200 Newsstands

As of March 1, 2018, Australians were able to buy Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) from more than 1,200 newsagents located around the continent/country. A newsagency in Australia is similar to what we call a newsstand in New York; a small vendor located on a street that sells, newspapers, magazines, cigarettes and snacks. The cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin.com.au has been implementing Bitcoin and Ether trading services in Australian newsagencies since 2016. On March 1st, Bitcoin.com.au allowed transactions at newsagencies to take place free of charge. However, newsagencies will be charging five percent on transactions from here on out.

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Patrick Thompson is a freelance writer who has written for several publications in the past about a vast range of topics.  Thompson is an Economics & Philosophy major at Rutgers University, where he is currently completing his senior year; upon graduating, Thompson plans to go to law school. Thompson is currently the

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