From a financial perspective, Bitcoin can be deemed to be a godsend for people who are not in favor of disclosing any personal information when making payments online. Whereas most people automatically assume Bitcoin users have something to hide, a counterargument can be made for how much privacy consumers have sacrificed in order to enjoy convenient online payments. BitPhone is combining VoIP calling with Bitcoin payments to provide additional layers of user privacy.
BitPhone – The Fight Against Phone Trolling Continues
In this day and age of technological advancements, there are both advantages and disadvantages to everyday services used by consumers. One of the oldest media of communications, the telephone, has become a victim of a new trend called “phone trolling” , where various companies call customers with offers to sell services or items at discounted rates.
One of the main reasons why these companies can contact unsuspecting customers out of the blue is because they have access to most people’s phone numbers. Such a vital piece of contact information can be pulled from social media, or in most cases, phone companies will sell a list of their customer’s details to third parties.
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