It was almost laughably easy for the thieves who stole the data from Target's computers. That's how obsolete our credit card system of paying for goods and services has become. It's just one of several reasons we're going to see merchants rapidly adopt the digital currency Bitcoin this year.
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You can use it to pay your way to the University of Nicosia in Cypress. You can even use it to buy a seat on a space flight aboard Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic. We're taking about Bitcoin, a digital currency once dismissed as a crazy Internet experiment best suited for buying illegal drugs on rogue Web sites.