Yet another website has announced their acceptance of Bitcoin: Namecheap, the webs’ top domain buying service, now accepts the digital files for their services. The company had been in works to begin accepting the currency for some time. Namecheap has served more than 1 million customers. Their statement went as such:
Namecheap now accepts Bitcoin
We’re delighted to inform you that we now accept the Bitcoin payment method, in addition to PayPal, Google CheckOut, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Bitcoin is a decentralized P2P currency that enables instant payments. Use Bitcoin to purchase domains, web hosting, SSL certificates, or WhoisGuard on Namecheap.
What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is a peer to peer decentralized currency that enables instant payments to anyone located anywhere in the world. It has no central authority, so managing transactions and issuing money are carried out collectively by the P2P network. For more information on Bitcoin, you can visit Bitcoin.org.
Why did you decide to take Bitcoin?
Namecheap is a customer-focused domain name registrar and web host. For months, Bitcoin has been requested of Namecheap among the tech audience. We’re pleased to announce that we’ve listened to your feedback.
Namecheap continues to innovate and respond to threats and challenges in the online space. In the last 13 months, we donated over $100,000 to the Electronic Frontier Foundation to support online freedom. We consider ourselves the pioneers in the space in innovation and freedom.