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    Re: Microsoft Now Accepts Bitcoin

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    You called the most prolific operating system on the planet a virus. In a thread about bitcoins, for some reason. Don't pretend like you're here for reasoned debate based on facts, buddy. It's just sad.

    We have other forums for your little vendetta.
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    Re: Microsoft Now Accepts Bitcoin

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Bitcoin is a fake currency, backed by nothing but faith, much like....... The US dollar.
    Bitcoin's not even backed by faith.
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    Re: Microsoft Now Accepts Bitcoin

    Quote Originally Posted by eohrnberger View Post
    I have no opinion on BitCoin, neither pro or con, but have adopted a wait and see attitude.

    I'm wondering if this is going to bit MS in the ass one of these days, or not.
    Most people that accept bitcoin do not really take much, if any, risk on them. Much like moneychangers at the airport, they get a healthy arbitrage on the transaction price over market and offload the risk by moving them (selling them) immediately to a service that deals in bitcoin.

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    Re: Microsoft Now Accepts Bitcoin

    Btw, Bitcoin has fallen over 10% over the past week or so.

    Bitcoin Price Index - Real-time Bitcoin Price Charts

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    Re: Microsoft Now Accepts Bitcoin

    Bitcoin was used to complete approximately $300M of transactions on "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday"

    Almost $300m in bitcoin spent during Black Friday and Cyber Monday frenzy - HITC Business

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