Rumors Of eBay Accepting Crypto Payments, Is This Why PayPal Were Ditched?

Adverts seen at Consensus 2019 are fuelling rumors that eBay will incorporate crypto payments on their website. While there has been no official announcement to this effect, the internet is already awash with hearsay on which cryptocurrencies eBay will use. At the same time, this has put their relationship with PayPal back in the spotlight. Did eBay ditch PayPal over their refusal to incorporate crypto payments?Consensus 2019Consensus 2019 kicked off today in Manhattan, New York. The annual blockchain event provides a forum for members of the crypto community to debate the issues. This year’s line-up includes many notable figures within the space, such as Ryan Selkis, CEO of Messari. As well as several government representatives including SEC Commissioner, Hester Peirce.Photos shared from the event showed several interesting placards from eBay. They read, “virtual currency. It’s happening on eBay.” And “Reach 179 million active buyers in the world’s largest marketplace.”As an…

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