Porn.com and Bitcoin

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December, 2013, the top adult site Porn.com (Alexa global rank — 835) started accepting Bitcoin for the membership. Although there are about 4.2 million websites with adult content, and accepting Bitcoin is quite common among them, the news about Porn.com quickly went the round of the Internet village. Was it good or bad? Let’s reflect upon it. Porn Industry: How Big is the Fish? According to stats, $3,0175.64 is spent on pornography every second. And every second, 28,258 people in average are viewing pornography. The fish called ‘porn industry’ is really big, growing and global. After all, it requires only Internet connection. Like Bitcoin does, doesn’t it? And it seems that the anonymity feature of Bitcoin is incredibly suitable to the industry where you won’t freely share your identity details. David Kay, the marketing director at Porn.com’s parent company Sagan Ltd: “Privacy and confidentiality are paramount when joining an adult service for the majority. In general you can surf porn.com for free, anonymously but if you want to upgrade to the premium services you have to enter a method of payment which historically has been credit card. In order for the transaction to process you have to include your full …