Ghost Coin deployed as payment for vending machines in Hong Kong

Ghost Coin, the privacy coin headed by John McAfee, can now be installed in vending machines in Hong Kong.

Ghost announced that it collaborated with ivendPay, the crypto payment system, for installation of the coin in over 60 vending machines around Hong Kong, even those in Hong Kong Disneyland. 

Ghost stated, “When we 1st launched $GHOST our vision was not only to focus on #Privacy but also on real user adoption.”

Last week, the privacy coin and distributed exchange were launched in spite of the ongoing controversy surrounding it. In the process, Ghost distributed exchange replaced the McAfeeDEX distributed exchange. 

The controversial and eccentric McAfee faced issues after it was noticed that some parts of the Ghost white paper were “copy-pasted” from open-source protocol PIVX’s white paper. McAfee confessed that plagiarism was present but still intimidated to sue PIVX for defamation. PIVX is also planning to launch a zk-SNARKS-based privacy protocol from Zcash by the end of the year.