07 Jun '13, 8pm

$200 million credit card fraud highlights Bitcoin's security - CoinDesk #bitcoin

$200 million credit card fraud highlights Bitcoin's security - CoinDesk #bitcoin

In news that underlines the vulnerabilities of credit cards compared to bitcoins, law enforcement officials have busted an alleged global credit card fraud ring that amassed $200 million (US) in charges. The risks of credit-card fraud and theft are a big reason many Bitcoiners say they prefer digital currency. When it comes to trust, credit card companies have made the Hall of Shame , leading in poor user satisfaction ratings, besting banking, cable, phone and insurance companies. Using a credit card for online purchases, Mozilla developer Kumar McMillan has noted, is “like giving someone the keys to your expensive car, letting them drive it around the block in a potentially dangerous neighborhood (the web) and saying please don’t get carjacked!” (Mozilla has of late has been contemplating accepting bitcoin donations .) Micky Malka , founder and general partner at Ribbit C...

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