This recent event managed to trigger a whole controversial debate on Twitter with some users even saying that Ripple was the one that orchestrated the whole thing just to prove that XRP is not centralized.
What happened was that even if Ripple’s servers were down, XRP continued to trade and in people’s opinion this was a clear proof of decentralization.
Ripple’s essential partnerships
The most important partnerships mentioned by Investinblockchain include SendFriend, Euro Exim Bank, and Transpaygo.
The online publication says that these companies will definitely leverage the source liquidity on demand when they will be making transactions on behalf of their clients.
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