10 Oct '13, 5pm

What Can Bitcoin Buy? No More Heroin, but Baklava and a Dinner Date - PBS #bitcoin

What Can Bitcoin Buy? No More Heroin, but Baklava and a Dinner Date - PBS #bitcoin

**By Marc Hochstein and Stephen Pair** *What can Bitcoins get you and how do you make purchases with them? Photo courtesy of Flickr user Rene Walter.* *Continuing our series of interviews about Bitcoin, which we explored in last week's **[Making Sen$e segment](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/business/july-dec13/bitcoin_10-04.html)**, we now take a closer look at the legitimate, everyday uses of Bitcoin and how to transact with them.* *Wednesday, we heard **["The Mathematician's Defense of Bitcoin"](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2013/10/the-mathematicians-defense-of.html)** and a **["Bitcoin Evangelist on the Values of Crytocurrency."](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2013/10/a-bitcoin-evangelist-on-the-vi.html)*** *Since last week's seizure of **[Silk Road](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/nation/july-dec13/silkroad2_10-02.html)**, using Bitcoin for illicit...

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