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Bitcoin payments could be a landmine for companies

Antone Gonsalves | June 7, 2013
Bitcoin sales all recorded to a public ledger, meaning payments made to a company could lead to tracking of later payments made to that address.

"The research community is going to find some way to utilize this big chunk of data," he said.

This could be seen as the cost of using Bitcoin as an inexpensive payment service. "There is no such thing as free; there's always a cost," Jennex said.

 

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