Worldwide online auction eBay is preparing to expand the list of digital currencies for accepting payments. About it company president John Donahue said in an interview financial times.
According to the head of eBay, among the payment methods supported by PayPal, the virtual cryptocurrency Bitcoin may one day appear.
Meanwhile, in the nearest tasks of the company suchintegration is not yet included. The largest system of Internet payments is only "looking closely" at a new payment instrument. First, she will have to integrate various bonus programs into her PayPal wallet.
It is interesting to note that back in April of this yearPayPal President David Marcus, answering questions from Bloomberg, expressed his admiration for the work of alternative virtual currencies. “Will or will bitcoin be used as a way to accept PayPal payments? We are still thinking about it,” said David Marcus.
- eBay president John Donahoe: PayPal may accept bitcoin in the future (coindesk.com)