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Open-source project links Bitcoin with publishers

Sep 03, 2013, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Ankur Nandwani is a news junkie who keeps hitting paywalls. He would pay for content, but not for a subscription. But he found a virtual solution. Ankur NandwaniAnkur Nandwani

Nandwani, 27, merged his interest in news with Bitcoin, a virtual currency that many people think will change the future of payments. With co-founders Bo Li and Valerie Chao, he developed Bitmonet, an open-source tool that lets publishers accept micropayments in Bitcoin for news stories.

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