Shot at Bitcoin with the bolded part. It does take things off Silk Road and more on a different way to pay a person directly for drugs.Is Digital Money the New Way to Buy Drugs?
I'm not gonna name names, but someone just mentioned paying for weed with a Square account. It'd be equally easy to use Paypal, Venmo, Bitcoin (RIP) or any of the myriad mobile payment systems that allow you to send money from your phone.
I mean, think about it: As long as you don't put some idiotic note on your account like "drugs," virtual currency would be a really easy way for drug dealers to take one very dangerous aspect of trafficking out of the equation—as long as they took some precautions.
So have you ever bought drugs using a mobile payment system? Is this a really tired scheme that a innocent lad like me just hadn't ever heard of? Let us know in the poll.
Poll is on this page http://gizmodo.com/5845229/is-digital-money-the-new-way-to-buy-drugs