Comment: Barrier to entry

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Barrier to entry

I was about to jump right in to Bitcoin and do some trading with it.

Then I found out the biggest barrier to entry...

The percentages charged on transactions.

(This is Australian money, unsure of other country charges)

3.45% merely to deposit.
https://mtgox.com/press_release_20130315.html

.6% per transaction
https://mtgox.com/fee-schedule

On $10,000

Charged,

$345 Deposit

$60 Per transaction

please discuss this most important component of Bitcoin to really round out the discussion.

I see it as the Achilles heal of Bitcoin.