02 Feb '14, 4pm

Trade Starbucks Vouchers for Bitcoin on Unofficial Exchange

Trade Starbucks Vouchers for Bitcoin on Unofficial Exchange

Cryptocurrencies are continuing their relentless march into the mainstream, with a host of products and services – including cigars , online dating and petrol – now available to those with a few coins jingling in their digital wallet. However, one small but thorny problem still awaits a real solution: how to get around the fact that most people still have no idea how to actually buy bitcoin ? A glance at any online guide might put them off further: they will need a digital wallet , but likely can’t put funds into it with either a credit card or PayPal, so will have to seek out a staffed coin exchange, perhaps, or look a little suspicious exchanging cash for coin at a street ‘meetup’ . And what about the risk of getting ripped off along the way? Brave new world Without painting too negative a picture, the fact that remains that, for many newbies entering this brave new worl...

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