The first time I heard about Bitcoin was when a friend suggested it.
A few weeks later, I got a call from an Australian-based cryptocurrency specialist who recommended I check out the Toronto-based company Coinbase.
I got the impression it was a good place to start.
Coinbase was a relatively small company in Canada and, after several phone calls and several emails, I signed up for its Bitcoin wallet service.
The service’s user-friendly interface, which has a Bitcoin wallet section, allows anyone to send Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital currencies to anyone else, with no further verification.
(It’s also possible to use the service to send your own digital currency to your friends, and receive it on their behalf.)
It’s not for everyone.
I found Coinbase a little confusing and didn’t feel comfortable sending any Bitcoin to someone else, but I was very impressed with how secure the service is.
After the service’s initial launch, I’ve been using it to buy and sell digital currencies for the last six months.
As of December, Coinbase has more than 1.8 million customers, and it has more transactions than it did in November.
The reason it’s taken so long to launch is that Canadian regulators have been tightening up on cryptocurrency companies and their operations, with the government imposing new regulations on how businesses can operate.
And Canadian regulators aren’t shy about telling companies what kind of rules they must follow, which in turn means Coinbase and other crypto-focused businesses are having to do more research and research on their own before launching an exchange.
(A spokesperson for Coinbase said it is “aware of the regulatory environment around digital currencies in Canada” and that the company is “reviewing our policies and procedures.”)
That’s not to say there’s not room for companies like Coinbase to be more transparent about their operations.
In Canada, there are a handful of legal and tax-free ways to buy cryptocurrency, and a handful that are more cumbersome and time-consuming.
A Canadian cryptocurrency exchange like Coinbase, for example, has to file taxes on all of its Bitcoin and Ether transactions.
And in the United States, which already has the most stringent regulations for Bitcoin in the world, it can take up to seven months for a Canadian company to file a tax return for the sale of any digital currency, which can add up quickly.
There’s a reason Canada has so many crypto-specific businesses in Canada.
In the U.S., the rules are simpler and more flexible.
But there’s also a lot of misinformation circulating on the internet about crypto-based currencies and exchanges, and there are lots of people out there who don’t really understand the concept.
There are people who don: Believe that crypto is just another way to store money.
The reality is that it’s a form of virtual currency that can be used for legitimate purposes, such as buying goods and services.
And there are people out in the real world who use cryptocurrencies for real-world purposes.
That includes people who use them to buy stuff online, or for purchases made in physical goods and payments that aren’t tracked on the blockchain.
Bitcoin and other altcoins are a form for online transactions that are anonymous.
That’s different from the type of transactions that exist on a blockchain.
They’re anonymous to the extent that no one can see where your bitcoins are being sent or who they’re being sent to.
Bitcoin has a decentralized system, which means there are no central parties controlling how the currency is being used.
There can be no central point of control or audit of transactions, nor is there a need for a central authority to monitor how the system is being managed.
In addition, because bitcoins are created by people, they’re not linked to a central bank or government.
If you wanted to send a Bitcoin to yourself, you wouldn’t send it to a bank.
It would go through an intermediary.
Cryptocurrencies are more secure because they’re anonymous.
This means that there’s no reason to be worried about someone stealing your bitcoins or making you look like a crook.
There is one big drawback to this approach: The Bitcoin blockchain doesn’t exist in the U, so you can’t access your coins.
Cryptomoney, a Canadian cryptocurrency trading company, said in a statement that it has found that Canadian customers can only use Coinbase to send digital currencies, not to buy them.
“Coinbase does not provide customer service and does not have any experience in trading cryptocurrency,” it said.
That said, it also pointed out that Coinbase has a very active user community, which is why there are so many users using the service.
So, while Coinbase may not be the most user-centric cryptocurrency exchange in Canada, it’s still one of the best.
In fact, there’s a cryptocurrency exchange called XRp that also has a user-focused user experience.
But XRrp, which launched in August, is now the largest in Canada’s Bitcoin ecosystem, according to CoinMarketCap