09 Oct '13, 12pm

Bitcoin: freeing coffee from the middlemen

Bitcoin: freeing coffee from the middlemen

From among the jungles and rice paddies of central Bali, Indonesia, a website popped up last week selling freshly roasted coffee beans from local producers. Technology and travelers have made direct-from-source coffee popular for a while now, but this operation has a unique point: it will trade beans only for bitcoin. The business is The Roast Station Project and leading it is JB Allen, aka the ‘Java Nomad’. It’s not his first e-commerce foray. Allen became internationally mobile by “taking full advantage of the freedom the internet provides … creating and marketing online educational courses, software and other B2B tools” on the more traditional market. Along the way he dabbled in e-currencies by paying employees in Second Life’s Linden Dollars. Allen’s lifestyle has hauled him through 20 countries, living in South Korea, Japan and New Zealand before finding himself in th...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-can-free-coffee-from-the-...

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