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Exchanges

BLOCK can be purchased and sold in several ways, each with different advantages and disadvantages. This list is provided for informational purposes only. Services listed here have not been evaluated or endorsed by Blocknet. Please exercise discretion when using third-party services.


Centralized Exchanges

Centralized exchanges are one of the most popular ways to trade cryptocurrency. Some serve different markets, some are in direct competition, some have cheaper fees, and some are subject to more or less strict regulatory requirements. They are operated by a single company, which may be obliged by the laws of the jurisdiction in which it operates to collect data on its customers.The following options are available:


Hybrid Exchanges

Hybrid exchanges are decentralized, but also still have some varying centralized components to them. The following options are available:


Decentralized Exchanges

Decentralized exchanges are purely peer-to-peer instead of requiring a trusted entity to manage the transaction. The following options are available:


Instant Exchanges

Instant exchanges perform a similar function to normal exchanges, but without the requirement to log in. They effectively convert one currency to another, with some limits on the amount to be exchanged and usually at a less advantageous rate. Others may even offer to sell cryptocurrency as a credit card purchase. The following options are available: