Google has removed the popular cryptocurrency Bitpay app from the Play store. Representatives of Google and payment service Bitpay has not commented on this event, so that users have doubts about the reliability of crypto from Bitpay.
Bitpay provides services for storage of digital assets and works with a large number of commercial companies. In addition to the standard features, the app allows customers to buy gift cards Amazon and Mercado Livre Brazil, the program can integrate with your account on exchanges Coinbase and Glidera.
During the discussion of the reasons for the removal Bitpay revealed that from the Play Store disappeared apps from Bitcoin.com and Copay. Well-known Bitcoin advocate Roger Ver said that the purse from Bitcoin.com was removed due to suspicions on the distribution of software for mining cryptocurrency.
On Reddit Vere wrote the following message: “Google Representatives said that their company does not allow to download in the app store, cryptocurrency miners. Don’t know why they thought our cryptocurrency wallet program for the production of digital assets”.
Some members of the crypto community believe that Bitcoin users started a war against companies working with Bitcoin Cash. According to them, supporters of BTC you want to take control of BCH and thus destroy the last hope of the people in a free market.
It is important to note that the purse Bitcoin.com was restored in the Play Store a few hours after removal. The Bitpay app is still available for download on all other platforms and works without a hitch.