Austin, Texas’ bow-tied Bitcoin evangelist Paul Snow has been working with computers for more than 30 years. So perhaps we can forgive him for scooping up a bunch of Bitcoins back in 2011 at 77 cents apiece and then promptly forgetting about his investment until 2013.
“Utilizing Bitcoins for adult entertainment offers clients a degree of anonymity exceeding even the use of cash for such transactions,” reads a post on the website for Bunnies of Las Vegas [NSFW], an escort service that just announced Wednesday it would begin accepting Bitcoin payments.
The Cypriot Bitcoin community has been talking about this for some time, and now it’s finally here: The University of Nicosia in Cyprus has opened up registration for its massive free online open course, “Introduction to Digital Currencies.”
Ron Paul, a former US Congressman from Texas and presidential candidate, has long rallied libertarians in the United States behind ideas that, honestly, many in the Bitcoin community would embrace but that fail to resonate at the mainstream level.
The central bank of Lithuania has issued a statement that the possibility of regulation for digital currencies is being discussed, but no action is likely to be taken as the country monitors other such decisions throughout Europe.