16 Apr '13, 8am

Should You Accept Bitcoin as a Payment Method?

Should You Accept Bitcoin as a Payment Method?

Bitcoin, the mysterious and (currently) volatile decentralized virtual currency that relies on cryptographic mathematics to determine its creation and trade has managed to makes its way into a number of ecommerce sites ’ shopping carts as an alternative payment option alongside PayPal and credit cards. Opinions vary whether the novelty may wear off, the bubble burst or if it will truly disrupt the international banking system as we know it. But the question for ecommerce professionals is whether or not Bitcoin should be considered as a payment option today. What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin (BTC) is a peer-to-peer digital dollar that was created by an individual or collective by the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto. Any computer can run a free application called a Bitcoin miner that performs the necessary calculations to create the coin, storing BTC in a free, open source digital wall...

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