16 Nov '12, 6am

WordPress begins accepting controversial online currency Bitcoin for service upgrades

WordPress begins accepting controversial online currency Bitcoin for service upgrades

WordPress has announced it will begin accepting payment for upgrades via the controversial peer-to-peer currency Bitcoin, a move it promises will break down geographical and corporate boundaries. While the popular blogging platform is a free service, it does offer paid upgrades such as custom designs and ad-free presentations. However, not everyone has access to those upgrades due to limits on traditional payment networks such as PayPal, which is blocked in more than 60 countries, notes Andy Skelton, code wrangler at WordPress parent Automattic. "Some are blocked for political reasons, some because of higher fraud rates, and some for other financial reasons," he wrote in a blog post today . "Whatever the reason, we don't think an individual blogger from Haiti, Ethiopia, or Kenya should have diminished access to the blogosphere because of payment issues they can't control. ...

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