Old meets new: New Orleans antique shop accepts bitcoin

Old meets new: New Orleans antique shop accepts bitcoin

An antique shop in New Orleans is welcoming the bitcoin community, trading precious vintage goods for the digital currency. The store, which is called David's Antiques, Jewelry, Collectables Old & New is in the French Quarter of the city and is run by husband and wife team David and Ester Edry. Ester said she first became interested in bitcoin a year ago having read an article about it. "I enjoy and appreciate the community it creates, connecting us to clients and friends around the world. Bitcoin is bringing everyone together, free from exchange rates and red tape," she said. "Bitcoin is....


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While much of the evidence is still anecdotal, there is consensus that commercial child pornography, sexual exploitation, sex trafficking and other criminal enterprises are increasingly moving to a new unregulated, unbanked digital economy.

Ernie Allen, president and CEO of the Center for Missing and Exploited Children