Even though there is a lot of excitement in the Bitcoin world regarding the recent price changes, these wild swings create a fair amount of issues as well. Bitcoin debit card users may have experienced similar problems yesterday, like trying to make purchases during busy periods of Bitcoin trading was pretty much impossible.
Halted Bitcoin Debit Card Transactions
Over the course of five hours yesterday, I had not one, but two, of my Bitcoin debit cards rendered useless. Both of these cards are issued by Bit-X – one Mastercard and one Visa. All of these cards had one thing in common: I was attempting to complete transactions denominated in EUR during heavy periods of Bitcoin trading.