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Poll: Is the use of virtual currencies worth considering for translators and interpreters?
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Feb 15

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Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 07:57
Membro (2007)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
No Feb 15

Why? The bank system works fine for me!

Barbara Cerar
Kevin Fulton
Hanna Hyyryläinen
Josephine Cassar
Alexandra Speirs
Robin LEPLUMEY
 

DZiW
Ukraine
English to Russian
+ ...
No: beads, looking glasses, and funny money Feb 15

Unlike digital currencies, so-called self-issued no-tender "cryptocurrencies"--without real value, specific regulation, and legal status--are but bartering for hyper-volatile bubbles.

As far as most "freelancers" can't understand their cashflow, negotiate terms, or substantiate the price (even for themselves), diving into virtually counterfeit money numbers would hardly make them any
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Unlike digital currencies, so-called self-issued no-tender "cryptocurrencies"--without real value, specific regulation, and legal status--are but bartering for hyper-volatile bubbles.

As far as most "freelancers" can't understand their cashflow, negotiate terms, or substantiate the price (even for themselves), diving into virtually counterfeit money numbers would hardly make them any richer or happier, let alone wiser.
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Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 03:57
Membro (2014)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
No Feb 15

The use of virtual currencies should not be considered for any purpose at all. It's an instrument for speculation, and nothing else. And, like all such instruments, it will collapse one day. People who insist in these currencies will eventually undergo a big loss, unless they quit soon.

[Edited at 2020-02-15 21:45 GMT]


Kaspars Melkis
Josephine Cassar
Gibril Koroma
 

Philip Lees  Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 09:57
Membro (2008)
Greek to English
Other Feb 16

Aren't all currencies virtual nowadays?

 


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