Bitcoin Is Hot Until You Actually Try to Spend Some

Bloomberg Opinion
Dec 1, 2017 · 5 min read
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By Stephen Gandel

Bitcoin seems to be everywhere these days. Finding a place to spend it is another matter entirely.

That flies in the face of popular perception that businesses are trumpeting the acceptance of the digital currency as a form of payment. Looking for a mate? OkCupid stopped accepting cryptopayments a year ago. Booking a flight…