09 May '13, 5pm

Bitcoin

So it’s less anonymous than you might think , but it would have worked very well for Junie Hoang, the actress who sued IMDb for posting her real age on the site . Hoang had scrupulously kept a pseudonym while working in Hollywood but when she paid for a IMDb Pro account, she had to use a credit card which revealed her real name. IMDb used her real name to find (and post) her birthdate. That wouldn’t have happened if she could have paid in Bitcoin. Other potential Bitcoin uses might include online purchases we don’t want associated with our identities. There’s been much attention paid to Bitcoin being the currency of choice for drug purchases on Silk Road, but it could also be useful for paying for the online purchase of porn, embarrassing medications, pregnancy tests (say if you don’t want the store you’re buying from to know you’re potentially expecting ), or a donation t...

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