San Diego-based cryptocurrency firm Edge has announced the launch of a confidential crypto MasterCard that does not collect KYC data and does not charge transaction fees. Edge’s website notes that “there is no name or address associated with this”. [the] Edge Mastercard” advocates for peace of mind while delivering privacy.
Edge unveils privacy-focused crypto Mastercard
Digital currency firm Edge has announced the launch of the Edge MasterCard, a loadable crypto debit card that does not collect KYC data. Edge revealed Mastercard on Twitter and told the company’s followers: “Zero fees. Instant funding — with Edge MasterCard everyone is now BTC, DOGE, DASH, LTC, [and] BCH instantly, with zero personal information required.” Blockspace.io founder Gabe Higgins gave edge props for the new privacy-focused crypto Mastercard.
“Kudos to Edge, sticking to its original vision of providing an easy way to secure” [and] Use bitcoin without compromising privacy,” Higgins tweeted on Wednesday. Edge’s card web page states that the Crypto MasterCard is not only private but it also complies with today’s financial laws. “With no name or address associated with your Edge MasterCard, when your card is used, a completely private transaction is made,” Edge’s site details. The web page further states:
We protect your privacy by complying with all requirements for issuers, card associations, regulations, local, federal and international laws.
Edge co-founder Paul Puy is proud to announce MasterCard ‘without the need for personal information’
While there is no usage fee associated with the Edge MasterCard, the physical version of the card costs $20. The card is accepted anywhere MasterCard is supported and there is a maximum limit of $1,000 per day in terms of load limits. Edge co-founder Paul Puy explained Wednesday that the executive is pleased to offer privacy-focused crypto Mastercard.
“Edge is proud to announce the MasterCard, which does not require any personal information to activate or use,” Puy wrote. “Spend confidentially at any MasterCard that accepts US merchant.” Edge, formally Airbitz Inc., was founded in 2014 by Paul Puy, Damien Coutillo, Scott Morgan, Tim Horton and William Swanson. In addition to the new confidential Mastercard, Edge recently adopted the BitPay Payment Protocol, a protocol that ensures accurate cryptocurrency payments.
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