Humor: Snoop Dogg Tweets About Bitcoin

Humor: Snoop Dogg Tweets About Bitcoin

It's interesting to see Bitcoin get the recognition from celebrities. This time around it's Snoop Dogg (or was it Snoop Lion?). The hip-hop star tweeted that his next record would be available for purchase with bitcoin and delivered with a drone. Amazon Prime Air, perhaps? (Given that Amazon is planning to deliver purchases with drones via Amazon Prime Air.) Of course, we realize that Snoop himself is being facetious, but it raises and interesting point that musicians are at very least thinking about releasing their records in exchange for digital currency. If Snoop himself were to....

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The Internet's proven to be a pretty big deal for global society, and Bitcoin could basically be thought of as the Internet, applied to money.

Dan Kaminsky, American security researcher