16 Apr '13, 4pm

OK Cupid Tells Users They Can Pay With Bitcoin: As a company whose business

Move up http://i.forbesimg.com t Move down Crazy Blind Date Not So Blind Anymore, Thanks To Hack Jeff Bercovici Forbes Staff Bitcoin And The Future Of Money My Say Contributor Also accepted if civilization is still standing. As a company whose business proposition has gone from kind of weird to utterly commonplace in the space of a few years, OK Cupid has always been comfortable with novelty. Now it’s embracing a new technology that strikes a lot of people as too futuristic for comfort: Bitcoin. Starting today, premium users of the IAC-owned dating service can pay for their subscriptions with the untraceable peer-to-peer digital currency. OK Cupid CEO Sam Yagan says this is a forward-looking move, driven not by user demand but by the imperative to embrace a technology that’s not going away. “There’s no question that these digital currencies are going to be the future,” he ...

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