Bitcoin is a digital asset and payment system created by an unidentified programmer, or group of programmers, under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. Introduced 31 October 2008 to a cryptography mailing list, and released as open-source software in 2009, the Bitcoin system is peer-to-peer and transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary. There are various reasons for using BitCoin:
People can’t steal your payment information
Think carefully though about whether Bitcoin payment is required. Bitcoin has a huge ecological footprint. There are plenty of alternative payment methods that have a lower ecological footprint.Looking for shops where you can pay online with Bitcoin?This page gives an overview of shops where you can pay your products with Bitcoin.