Disadvantages | Bitcoin

Like any currency, there are disadvantages associated with using Bitcoin:

Bitcoins Are Not Widely Accepted

Bitcoins are still only accepted by a very small group of online merchants. This makes it unfeasible to completely rely on Bitcoins as a currency. There is also a possibility that governments might force merchants to not use Bitcoins to ensure that users' transactions can be tracked.


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Date: 2011-06-04 18:21:49
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What is the value of Bitcoin? | IT PRO

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