WordPress now accepting payment in Bitcoin

WordPress is now the most well-known company to accept Bitcoin. redditor freeborn Bitcoin users of the world, unite! Or rather, unite around the fact that you can now buy WordPress upgrades via the digital cryptocurrency. WordPress has announced that it will now accept payment for its digital goods in Bitcoin, in addition to credit cards and PayPal. “This is a huge boost for Bitcoin—this is the first time that a well-known company is taking Bitcoin,” Jerry Brito, a researcher at George Mason University, who has studied Bitcoin extensively, told Ars. “The fact that a company like WordPress is taking Bitcoin, it shows that [the currency] is widespread enough to trust it, but I wonder after a year if they can tell us how much of their revenue will be paid in Bitcoin… It’s going to introduce a lot of people to Bitcoin and it’s a vote of confidence.”Read 9 remaining paragraphs | Comments

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Friday, November 16th, 2012 Net News

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