Baidu Jiasule and the Chinese Bitcoin Community

Baidu Jiasule and the Chinese Bitcoin Community

Baidu Jiasule ("Baidu Accelerated"), a Cloudflare-like service offering a website firewall, protection against distributed denial of service attacks and other similar features, has started accepting bitcoins as payment. The Bitcoin payment option is currently manual, with the main site telling its users to contact a phone number if they need to pay with Bitcoin, but this is nevertheless the first instance of a major Chinese site accepting payments in Bitcoin. The news is particularly significant because of the connection to Baidu, a site which is often seen as a Chinese equivalent to....


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