Definitions[edit | edit source]
General[edit | edit source]
An exchange is a
|“||two-sided marketplace where buyers and sellers negotiate prices, usually with a bid and ask system, and where prices move both up and down.||”|
Virtual currency[edit | edit source]
An exchange is
|“||an entity that facilitates the exchange of virtual currency for U.S. dollars or other currency, and visa versa.||”|
Internet[edit | edit source]
On the Internet, an exchange (also called an Internet exchange) is an Internet-based business where registered users can buy and sell goods or services. The business models can be fixed price or auction-based. Transactions are initiated and completed online.
References[edit | edit source]
- Entering the 21st Century: Competition Policy in the World of B2B Electronic Marketplaces, at 11.
- Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Virtual Currency & Beyond: Acronyms, Abbreviations and Key Definitions, at 2 (full-text).