15 Nov '12, 11pm

Wordpress Accepts Bitcoin #wordpress #bitcoin

Wordpress Accepts Bitcoin #wordpress #bitcoin

Today, WordPress, an extremely popular blog hosting site and framework and the 22nd most accessed site in the world, has announced that they are going to be accepting Bitcoin as a method of payment. The press release reads: “at WordPress.com, our mission is making publishing democratic — accessible and easy for anyone, anywhere. And while anyone can start a free blog here, not everyone can access upgrades (like going ad-free or enabling custom design) because of limits on traditional payment networks.” The main reason why WordPress has decided to start accepting Bitcoin is that a core part of WordPress’s mission has always been promoting freedom of information, and Paypal and credit card companies’ restrictive policies prevented users from buying WordPress’s services in exactly those countries where they were needed most. “PayPal alone blocks access from over 60 countries,...

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