How To Buy Bitcoins Instantly?
If CISPA or other privacy-busting legislations pass, every detail of our personal lives will be at risk – and you’ll want to buy Bitcoins for safety. Although many of our foundations are rooted in anonymity, everything we see, do and buy may soon be exposed. However, technology always evolves, and anonymity is no exception.
As many already know, Bitcoin is a decentralized, digital currency that can be used like cash. What many people may not already know, however, is that there is no need to hand over all of your information to an exchange to buy bitcoins. It’s already incredibly easy to buy bitcoins anonymously, in less than 10 minutes!
Update: The following is an antiquated method to buy bitcoins anonymously. Currently, the best way to buy bitcoins anonymously is still to use a VPN or Tor and use a service like described by the anonymous member of the Bitcoin community below.
An anonymous member of the Bitcoin community has contributed these wonderful instructions detailing 6 simple steps to buying Bitcoins with near anonymity in the US.
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Choose the Cash deposit to Bitcoin to email option.
No ID is needed.
Receive your Bitcoins via email.
And voila. Now you can use your anonymous e-mail account and anonymous bitcoins to buy goods and services online, truly anonymously.
Here are a few places you can spend Bitcoins:
A quick search of the interweb will also display the thousands upon thousands of other shops that accept Bitcoin so you can buy bitcoins then spend them.
Have any other suggestions on how to buy bitcoins, or where to spend bitcoins? Let us know in the comments!
Andrew is a long-time advocate of privacy and the conservation of the personal realm. He served as the brand manager for an internationally recognized best-selling product prior to co-founding Private Internet Access.