Somebody bought a Tesla car with Bitcoin

A Tesla car on an assembly line at the factory in Tilburg (AFP)

A California car dealer has announced the first sale of an electric Tesla car done entirely via the online Bitcoin currency.    The Daily Dot reported on Thursday that the unidentified buyer sent a 94.4 Bitcoin payment to Lamborghini Newport Beach electronically to complete the purchase of a Tesla Model S. The suggested retail price for the car is $90,000.    NBC News reported that the virtual currency’s value has increased by 70 percent within the past year. As of Thursday night, the Mt. Gox exchange listed one bitcoin at $1,040.….MORE

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We have a HUGE responsibility to protect our children and their futures. Our Gulf of Mexico has nearly been destroyed by the Deep-water Horizon catastrophe and many families here will never recover. Paradise lost, so it goes. I’m doing my best to apolitically educate anyone that cares about the impact on our environment by technology and “for-profit” progress. We forget, too frequently that we SHARE this planet with millions of other life-forms and as the most “powerful” species, we must be more cognizant of our greed versus the well-being of our planet. Thanks again for visiting and please check back often. -Gregg indianrocksbridge@yahoo.com
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