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November 15, 2012, 11:12:04 PM
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I have a feeling we'll be seeing quite a few articles on this Smiley

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WordPress.com criticizes PayPal, credit card firms for restrictions, now accepts Bitcoin

Emil Protalinski
2012-11-15

http://thenextweb.com/insider/2012/11/15/wordpress-com-criticizes-paypal-credit-card-firms-for-restrictions-now-lets-you-pay-with-bitcoin/

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Automattic on Thursday announced you can now buy WordPress.com upgrades with Bitcoins, as part of the company’s mission of “making publishing democratic.” To justify the additional payment method, the company noted that PayPal alone blocks access from over 60 countries, and many credit card companies have similar restrictions, for political reasons, financial reasons, and/or due to higher fraud rates.
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This announcement is a huge win for WordPress.com users, but it’s an even bigger deal for Bitcoin, which has had a troubled start but is slowly gaining credibility. Validation from a service as huge as WordPress.com is a big deal.
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November 15, 2012, 11:17:32 PM
Last edit: November 16, 2012, 12:01:34 AM by Akka
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This was fast.

Really cool news. Seems like a lot is going on.

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