The United States Postal Service (USPS). Long lines, irate clerks, and the absolute last resort if FedEx and UPS aren’t viable solutions. But perhaps also a bitcoin exchange?
The USPS Office of Inspector General held a webinar some days ago discussing the topic of possible virtual currency exchange roles for existing USPS stations around the country — giving people a physical place to go to acquire digital money.
Our friends at CoinDesk put together a great report — you should read it, if you have the opportunity.
It’s abundantly clear the postal service is struggling to stay relevant in the days of email, online bill-pay, low-cost courier services, and more. So it comes as no surprise that they’re trying to find new things to do, and since bitcoin is a bit of a buzzword at the moment, why not discuss it?
What do you think of the USPS acting as a physical location to get your hands on bitcoin?