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June 16, 2012, 07:38:42 PM
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There is an article in Forbes on the market for zero-day exploits
http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2012/03/23/shopping-for-zero-days-an-price-list-for-hackers-secret-software-exploits/

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arrange a deal through the pseudonymous exploit broker to hand the exploit information over to a government agency, don’t ask too many questions, and get paid a quarter of a million dollars–minus the Grugq’s 15% commission.

Seems to me that bitcoin would be the logical choice for this type of transaction. The hacker could protect their anonymity and cut out the middle man and his 15% commision.
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Another point I just thought of, the buyer could maintain anonymity too so no-one would know if its the Chinese or US or whoever buying
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