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Hacking Group Anonymous Targets Global Pedophiles

Hacking group Anonymous to target pedophiles using the ‘dark web’ to carry out child abuse
  • Hacking group Anonymous are targeting international pedophile rings
  • ‘Operation Death Eaters’ is campaign aiming to expose ‘pedosadists’
  • Global project is building a grassroots database of international cases
  • Hopes to ultimately expose an ‘international cult’ of child sex abuse  
  • Calling on followers to research cases of high level corruption 
  • Also demands ‘end to human trafficking and abuse complicity worldwide’

By KEILIGH BAKER FOR MAILONLINE

Anonymous protesters with covered faces march from Trafalgar Square to Parliament Square and then around the streets of London to protest austerity, mass surveillance and attacks on human rights on November 5, 2014.

Anonymous protesters with covered faces march from Trafalgar Square to Parliament Square and then around the streets of London to protest austerity, mass surveillance and attacks on human rights on November 5, 2014.

In the wake of the Westminster child abuse scandal and allegations of establishment cover-ups, hackers Anonymous have decided to expose international pedophile networks.

The hacking group says it is is planning on collecting evidence against international pedophile rings and their abuse of children to find the links between different operations and ultimately bring the perpetrators to justice.

Named ‘Operation Death Eaters’ after Voldemort’s band of evil followers in the Harry Potter series, the group is calling for a global effort in exposing the pedophile rings through the power of social media.

A still from the Operation Death Eaters video by  Anonymous - the hacking group says it is is planning on collecting evidence against international paedophile rings to ultimately bring the perpetrators to justice

A still from the Operation Death Eaters video by Anonymous – the hacking group says it is is planning on collecting evidence against international pedophile rings to ultimately bring the perpetrators to justice

This newest Anonymous campaign comes just weeks after the group declared war on jihadists in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris.

Now, they are building a grassroots database of pedophile cases from across the world in order to ultimately expose an ‘international cult’ of child sex abuse.

A Tumblr set up to promote the campaign states: ‘The objective of opdeatheaters is an independent, international, victim-led tribunal/ inquiry into trafficking and paedosadist industry.

‘What is our first step? We need meticulously researched and clearly documented examples of high level complicity in the industry, obstruction of justice and cover ups to show the need for independent inquiries.’

The UK version of the site states: ‘The CSA inquiry in the UK is an attempt to depict a powerful cult as a string of isolated incidents of “sex abuse”.

‘The complicit UK media is running a huge propaganda campaign to conflate torture and murder with “pedophilia” and call for understanding of “pedophilia”.

‘This is not a group of sad pedophiles who need help and understanding. This is a torture and death cult with a powerful global human trafficking network.

‘We demand that torture and murder be called torture and murder, not sex. This is an international cult and needs to be investigated as one, not simply as an endless series of isolated incidents confined to the UK.

‘We call upon our comrades globally to help us investigate and demand an end to to the trafficking networks with arrests at the top not just the bottom.

‘We demand an end to human trafficking and abuse complicity worldwide.’

The Independent refers to an Anonymous statement which claims: ‘The Westminster pedophile ring is one of many cases where Operation DeathEaters has actively pursued and sought truth, in order to end the hideous crimes concealed behind the British elite.

‘In fear of these investigations being bungled over time, the operation’s objectives are clear and simple: source public information before it disappears, push for independent inquiry, and offer support to witnesses and the victims where needed.’

Anonymous also cites a number of high profile cases and investigations in the UK including Jimmy Savile, MP Cyril Smith,the claims regarding Elm Guest House and the now-defunct Paedophile International Exchange

Tens of millions of images of child abuse are believed to be circulating online on the ‘dark web’, many showing such graphic abuse that the media is turning a blind eye to the problem, experts warned this week.

Figures from the European Commission’s Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online suggest 50,000 new child abuse images are uploaded each year – of which more than 70 per cent are images of children under the age of 10.

On January 10 Anonymous activists released a video condemning the gun attack at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo which left 12 people dead.

The hacking group says it wants to collect evidence against international paedophile rings and look into their abuse of children to find the links between different operations and bring the perpetrators to justice

The hacking group says it wants to collect evidence against international paedophile rings and look into their abuse of children to find the links between different operations and bring the perpetrators to justice

In the clip, which was uploaded to the group’s Belgian YouTube account, a figure wearing the group’s Guy Fawkes mask and a hood says in French in an electronically-distorted voice: ‘We are declaring war against you, the terrorists.’

Sitting at a desk and reading from a piece of paper, the figure says the group will track down and close all accounts on social networks related to terrorists to avenge those killed.

Anonymous has previously carried out cyber attacks on websites belonging to the Government, as well as those of corporate and religious organisations.

In 2012 Anonymous crippled the Home Office’s website by flooding it with huge amounts of internet traffic.

Named 'Operation Death Eaters' after Voldemort's band of evil followers in the Harry Potter series, the group is calling for a global effort in exposing the paedophile rings through the power of social media

ANONYMOUS – THE DIGITAL ROBIN HOOD OR JUST CYBER TERRORISTS?

Hacker group Anonymous has been linked to online attacks around the world aimed at punishing governments for policies of which the hackers disapprove.

Members are known as ‘Anons’ and are distinguished by their Guy Fawkes masks.

The group are seen as anything from digital Robin Hoods to cyber terrorists for their hacking campaigns against government agencies, child pornography sites and the Klu Klux Klan.

In 2008 the online community staged a series of protests, pranks, and hacks Church of Scientology as part if its ‘Project Chanology.’

Later targets of Anonymous ‘hacktivism’ included government agencies of the US, Israel, Tunisia, Uganda, and others, copyright protection agencies; the Westboro Baptist Church; and corporations such as PayPal, MasterCard, Visa, and Sony.

In 2013 they declared war on secretive ‘chat sites’ used by pedophiles to trade images.

Last November they hacked into the Twitter account of the Ku Klux Klan after the white supremacist group distributed flyers threatening ‘lethal force’ protesters in Ferguson.

Dozens of people have been arrested for involvement in Anonymous cyberattacks, in countries including the US, UK, Australia, the Netherlands, Spain, and Turkey.

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World’s Largest Child Porn Dealer May Walk Free After Ireland Drops Charges

‘World’s biggest child porn dealer’ who says 100 years in U.S. jail is ‘too harsh’ may walk free after Ireland drops charges

  • Irish authorities have revealed Eric Eoin Marques will not be prosecuted
  • The 28-year-old is facing possible extradition to the U.S. by the FBI
  • But it is unclear whether Ireland will hand him over to the U.S.
  • Marques is wanted on four charges of distributing child pornography
In court: Ireland's DPP has revealed Eric Eoin Marques, aged 28, will not be prosecuted. He is pictured here being led to the High Court in Dublin, Ireland

In court: Ireland’s DPP has revealed Eric Eoin Marques, aged 28, will not be prosecuted. He is pictured here being led to the High Court in Dublin, Ireland

By LEON WATSON

An Irishman wanted in the U.S. for allegedly being the world’s biggest child porn dealer could go free, it emerged today.

Irish authorities have revealed Eric Eoin Marques will not be prosecuted under their jurisdiction and may challenge an attempt by the U.S. to get him extradited.

Last month the 28-year-old, who the FBI has accused of being the ‘largest facilitator of child porn on the planet’, indicated he would plead guilty to a series of charges under Irish law.

But Ireland’s director of public prosecutions Claire Loftus has now said she will not bring proceedings against him in Ireland – a decision she has not explained.

It leaves the U.S. facing an uphill battle to extradite Marques because of its stiffer sentencing regime.

In Ireland, Marques, who has no criminal record, faced a maximum 14-year jail term that would have been reduced significantly by an early guilty plea.

However, in America the FBI told a court last month that he faced a total at least 100 years – four life terms in Ireland – behind bars if found guilty of the charges he is accused of.

Unlike Ireland, each of the U.S. charges carries a sentence of between 20 and 30 years and are likely to run consecutively, rather than concurrently.

Lawyers for Marques are expected to argue that U.S. sentences for similar charges are too harsh in comparison with Ireland’s, and that Ireland should refuse to extradite him.

Further, under Irish law the Justice Minister has the power to refuse an extradition where the DPP has decided not to bring proceedings against a suspect, the Irish Independent reported.

Mr Marques’s senior counsel, Remy Farrell, told the paper the direction from the DPP before the accused’s extradition hearing, which is expected early next year, was a ‘very significant event’.

Mr Marques is accused of being the 'largest facilitator of child porn on the planet' by the FBI

Mr Marques is accused of being the ‘largest facilitator of child porn on the planet’ by the FBI

After appearing before a High Court judge, Marques was denied bail and is considered a 'flight risk' by gardai and FBI

After appearing before a High Court judge, Marques was denied bail and is considered a ‘flight risk’ by gardai and FBI

Last month Marques appeared before the High Court in Ireland, after he was arrested in Dublin in August on a Maryland warrant for four charges of distributing and promoting child pornography on the internet.

The images he is accused of distributing and promoting relate to distressing depictions of youngsters being raped or tortured.

Mr Marques, who has no previous convictions, has been identified as a ‘flight risk’ by gardai and the FBI.

The High Court heard that large payments had been transferred to accounts in Romania, and his computer’s browsing history revealed that he had inquired about Russian visas.

His arrest coincided with the disappearance of a vast number of ‘hidden services’ hosted on anonymous encrypted network Tor.

The website is accessed via a program called Tor which enables all members to remain anonymous online and uses an ‘onion’ system to make sure their IP address is always hidden from police.

Tor is free software and an open network that makes identifying the physical location of the computers operating the marketplace – or anyone visiting it – all but impossible.

It protects internet users against a form of network surveillance and state security known as traffic analysis.

They can be used for good – such as activists trapped in oppressive regimes – or bad, with drug dealers selling illegal substances without risk of getting caught.

Marques is alleged to be behind Freedom Hosting, a major hidden services hosting provider, Arstechnica reported.

Freedom Hosting was one of a number of hosting providers specializing in hidden services.

The business — which is in no way connected to the Tor Project — allegedly hosts child pornography sites, as well as sites that allowed pornography traffickers to post their links for distribution, Arstechnica reported.

Freedom Hosting was brought to the public’s attention in October 2011 after the hacking collective Anonymous shut down the largest host of such illegal material on the Web.

In a statement issued on the internet, Anonymous said that it had warned Freedom Hosting to take the sites down but the company failed to do so.

Anonymous hackers then disabled its servers and would continue to do so until the material was removed.

Its operation began on October 14 and targeted child porn on the ‘darknet’ – anonymised sites designed to protect users’ identities, which are invisible to normal web users.

Anonymous hackers detected the links to the pornography and removed them but they were up again within five minutes.

They then discovered that 95 per cent of the links were being hosted by Freedom Hosting and so shut down the firm’s servers.

Freedom Hosting switched to their backups but Anonymous closed them down again.

Child Porn Dealer Walks Free in Ireland

 

Morocco: Teens Arrested for Kissing in Public

Prosecution of amorous adolescents prompts protests against kingdom’s vague public decency laws.

“THIS is the kiss. THIS is what the Gov feels is destroying the Nat’l order and social harmony of Morocco.” … “Nadorkiss hashtag’s protest. Picture: Twitter Source: Supplied

In early October, a 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl were detained in the northeastern city of Nador and jailed. Their 16-year-old friend, who took the picture of them kissing on the street and posted it on Facebook, was also arrested. Afterwards, a local organisation alerted a prosecutor, who then charged the trio with indecency. They were released on bail October 7.

The case ignited outrage on social media websites, and human rights groups such as Amnesty International condemned the arrests and asked for the charges to be immediately dropped.

“It is simply absurd that these teenagers could face a prison term just for kissing and posting a photo on Facebook,” Philip Luther, Middle East and North Africa director at Amnesty International, said in a statement.

“These young people should never have been detained in the first place – there is no imaginable reason why expression of this type ought to result in prosecution. Launching a judicial investigation into a complaint about an act as benign as teenagers kissing is ridiculous – it should be dismissed out of hand.”

People posted dozens of pictures kissing in support of the teenagers, captioning them: “Now you can arrest me.” The hashtag #FreeBoussa (“free kiss” in Arabic) trended on Twitter. A group of about 30 people even organised a “kiss-in” in front of the parliament on October 12 in the capital, Rabat, exchanging a short kiss and chanting, “Long live love!”

The gathering was disrupted by protesters who yelled, “Go do that in America, or Europe. Here, we will not let it happen!” Still, the “pro-kiss” activists vowed to fight on.

Twenty-eight-year-old Nizar Bennamate, who was at the kiss-in, said he “believe[s] that laws should help manage conflicts among society. It also should protect Moroccans. But this law used to go after the kids in Nador is very vague.”

He was referring to Article 484 of the Moroccan Penal Code, which sets a jail term of two to five years for any indecent act with a minor; and Article 483, which mandates a prison sentence of one month to two years for any act of public obscenity.

A ‘kiss-in’ held in Rabat protested the arrest of three teenagers for a Facebook photo of a kiss [EPA]

“This arrest could only be justified if the minors were a real danger to society,” said Soukaina Benchekroun, a trainee lawyer in Casablanca. “A simple kiss, even repeated, cannot justify the placement of a juvenile in a correctional facility.”

The arrest and resulting furor also underscores the fact that Morocco, a country often regarded as one of the most liberal in the Muslim world, is still deeply conservative at its core.

“The modernist ideas maintained by the ruling elite are not necessarily in accordance with the people,” said Abdellah Tourabi, editor of the monthly magazine Zamane.

For instance, Batoul Sidaoui, a 56-year-old in Tangier, said: “If it was my daughter, I would have killed her. We are not in France here. It’s not our culture to do these things.”

Tourabi said in Moroccan society, kissing is best done behind closed doors.

“In Morocco, the separation between private and public space is very strong – a private choice is tolerated as long as it’s not thrown in the public space,” said Tourabi. “This argument is often used for the issue of eating in public during the month of Ramadan. This is how ‘the kiss of Nador’ must be read to understand the different reactions.”

In 2010, some Moroccans illegally attempted to organize a picnic during the fasting month of Ramadan – leading to their arrest and a fierce public debate. More recently, some Moroccans demanded amendments to a law allowing child rapists to be set free if they marry their victim.

In 2011, when people took to the streets calling for more democracy, they also demanded more religious freedom. In response, King Mohammed VI initially proposed constitutional reforms reflecting these demands. But the Islamic Justice and Development Party objected to the freedom of conscience clause in the draft constitution and it was changed to refer only to freedom of faith.

Nevertheless, Tourabi said he “think[s] Morocco is advancing on these issues. There are of course cases that can be considered as signs of regression – but when you see the fierce reaction they generate, you can bet that Morocco is on a good path.”

#NadorKiss

 

Anonymous Seeking Justice After Charges Dropped in Brutal Killing of 2-Year-Old

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A press release from Anonymous introduces “Operation Justice4Savannah,” which points out that murder and child-abuse charges were dropped against the two people accused of being responsible for the brutal death of 2-year-old Savannah Cross

By Matthew Hendley

People associated with Anonymous, the collective of Internet activists, have their eyes on Phoenix.

A press release from Anonymous introduces “Operation Justice4Savannah,” which points out that murder and child-abuse charges were dropped against the two people accused of being responsible for the brutal death of 2-year-old Savannah Cross.

Police said a couple that run something of an unlicensed babysitting service was responsible for Savannah’s death, in December. Ryan Reed, then 27, admitted to abusing the girl, and his wife, then-28-year-old Allison Clement, knew that the abuse was happening, yet didn’t do anything about it.

Yet, just a matter of weeks ago, the charges against Reed and Clement were dropped.

Stephen Cross

Abandoned: her father, Stephen, could not care for her as he suffers from post traumatic stress disorder

Court filings indicate that the medical examiner’s office was very slow to get some tests done, and a deputy Maricopa County attorney assigned to the case repeatedly told the judge that these tests would be in any day — which turned out to not be true. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, in subsequent court filings, referred to this as some grave miscommunication.

Daycare owner Ryan Reed 'beat girl, 3, to death after toddler's stripper mother had not picked her up for weeks'

Daycare owner Ryan Reed ‘beat girl, 3, to death after toddler’s stripper mother had not picked her up for weeks’

Either way, the charges were dismissed — for now, at least.

This obviously doesn’t sit well with anyone who’s heard about the case.

Court documents indicate Savannah sustained “extensive trauma to include deep tissue bruising, pattern bruising, swelling and abrasions from head to toe, front to back.”

“The medical staff described the bruises as ‘too many to count,'” a probable-cause statement said. “These bruises appeared to be in different stages of healing, and could not have been caused by a single traumatic event.”

Reed and Clement had been watching Savannah full-time for several weeks leading up to her death. A Phoenix police spokesman told us last year that Savannah’s mother simply “needed the help.” The mother would show up at the house occasionally to pay Clement and Reed, police said.

Meanwhile, Reed took to what he called “discipline” of Savannah, by smacking her and flicking her. According to court documents, Reed said he tripped and “stomped” the girl right in the abdomen on one occasion, which apparently turned out to be the fatal blow.

“The victim immediately curled up with her arms around her abdomen and spent the rest of the evening in this posture,” according to the probable-cause statement. “Reed said that he ultimately picked her up and placed her in her playpen that evening and heard her making groaning sounds throughout the night.”

Ashley

Abandoned: Savannah’s mother Ashley had not collected her from the daycare since Thanksgiving

Reed and Clement sought medical attention, but not until the next morning, when they found Savannah unresponsive.

Investigators eventually discovered that Savannah was sexually abused too, according to court documents.

A letter previously submitted to the court by Savannah’s grandmother sums up how horrifying Savannah’s death was:

Our family does not get to go visit Savannah anymore in between our trials and pain. But, when we do, we go on top of a mountain more than a thousand miles away where she is buried, overlooking the valley she was born in. Savannah’s remains were bruised from head to toe, front to back, hair in tatters, skin on multiple areas -torn, cut, bitten, blinded, forcibly raped and forcibly sodomized, left to die in her own feces and urine as she cried out in anguish, only to be ignored.

Savannah’s remains were so damaged, we could not have a public viewing. Savannah was unrecognizable. Our family is left to live with that pain and torment … and without Savannah to brighten the day or let us relish in the successes she now will never have. We can go visit the place her bruised and tattered remains now lay, but she will never be able to sit in her Grammy’s lap … ever again.

And no one’s facing any punishment for that — again, for now.

That’s still upsetting to Anonymous, which places some specific blame in its press release:

Anonymous and the Cross family wish to thank the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, Phoenix Police Homicide Division, all first responders, and the Maricopa County Attorney’s office for a job well done. We stand fully in support of each of you. Our opinion of the Medical Examiner’s office differs slightly.

Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office; you now have our attention. It is clear that you have sat on this case in order to try and boost your budget. Anonymous, the people of Arizona, and the people of the World reject this tactic. It is on you to ensure that this evidence is now processed promptly and correctly so that these monsters may be recharged. Put simply, do your job. We are watching you. Fail and you may expect us.

Anonymous has learned that Savannah’s mother, Ashley Dattoli Livengood, is now employed by the Veterans Administration Hospital in Phoenix. Anonymous rejects this as suitable employment for Ms. Livengood. It is our collective opinion that this individual, regardless of licensing, is unfit to care for our veterans or for anyone else. We hereby demand her discharge, effective immediately.

All be advised that Anonymous is watching this case very closely. We demand justice for Savannah Cross.

Indeed, there’s a website set up by Anonymous with information on the case, and some calls for action.

People with Anonymous have raised a lot of hell for other causes, so who knows what might happen if the charges don’t come back some time soon.

The world’s first Bitcoin escort agency

 

Bitcoin brothels are here. Birmingham, UK based escort agency Passion VIP now accepts payments in Bitcoin – making it the world’s first.

Bitcoin brothel

Bitcoin is called the currency of the Internet: it is a new, peer-to-peer exchanged, decentralized electronic form of cash that can also be described as a “cryptocurrency.

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Would-be clients of upscale escorts in Birmingham, UK now have way to pay for escort services that’s just as discreet as cash and more secure: Bitcoin has officially entered the realm of sex work.

The world’s oldest profession met the world’s youngest currency as escort agency Passion VIP announced it now accepts payment for its adult companionship services in bitcoin.

Located in the second most populous British city (after London), Passion VIP is hoping the introduction of bitcoin payments will open up a new market by giving clients an alternative payment method.

Passion VIP (birminghamescorts.co.uk, site NSFW) told us,

We felt there were probably a lot of people out there who had Bitcoins and no way to really enjoy spending them. Accepting bitcoins seemed an obvious extension of our own interest in the currency.

Bitcoin is called the currency of the Internet: it is a new, peer-to-peer exchanged, decentralized electronic form of cash that can also be described as a “cryptocurrency.”

It is independent of any central authority, and bitcoins can be transferred through a computer or smartphone without an intermediate financial institution.

In a recent announcement, the plucky UK escort service added bitcoin transactions to its online pre-payment menu.

Order companionship, pay in Bitcoin

Customers can now order up the companionship they desire and pay in bitcoin on Passion VIP’s website.

Clients simply contact the agency’s receptionist to say they want to pay with bitcoin, confirm the booking times, and then send payment via Passion VIP’s bitcoin address (Passion VIP’s cryptographic public key) on its NSFW Bitcoin Escorts page.

Its “Bitcoin Escorts” page also has a handy scannable QR code if clients want to speed up the transaction.

The page also includes basic information about bitcoin transactions and links for people who want to learn more, or open an account.

The savvy UK adult business explained,

Clients who already hold bitcoins can use them immediately.

Those who aren’t familiar with the currency will find information on our website on how to buy and trade in bitcoins.

Once the client’s payment is processed, Passion VIP calls the client back with a confirmation and the date is set – with no one worrying about payment, theft or counterfeit on either side of the transaction.

The workers also can’t be forced to return the money even if under duress.

It could also make it difficult for police to prove that sex was had as a result of a financial transaction.

Additionally, with Bitcoin, clients don’t run the risk of an odd-looking transaction from a foreign country appearing on their credit card bills.

In this business model, it stands to reason that Bitcoin could make high-risk work such as escorting less dangerous and more businesslike.

Passion VIP told ZDNet,

There are several advantages for both escorts and clients. For clients the advantage is that it is totally anonymous. You could argue that cash is anonymous too, but not in the same way.

For the escorts it’s an easy an anonymous way to accept payment and unlike credit cards there are no chargebacks, which have been a huge problem for escorts and agencies in the past.

It also means that escorts are not handling large amounts of cash, reducing the risk of theft or robbery.  Few personal details are exchanged when using Bitcoins; it’s simple and efficient and a safe method of payment.

Passion VIP has a stable of fit male and female companionship workers, all available for in-house services or outcall visits – but the service is careful to state on its website, “Please note that this is not an offer for prostitution. Money exchanged is for time and companionship only.”

In the UK, the exchange of sexual services for money is legal – but public soliciting and owning or managing a brothel are crimes.

For ordinary payment by cash or card, each Passion VIP escort has different rates on their individual profile pages.

Bitcoin rates are higher.

The agency’s bitcoin rates list two separate categories distinguishing premium companionship from standard, with higher rates for more exclusive companions.

The cost for one hour of a “Standard” lady’s time is 2.5 BTC, 90 minutes is 3.75 BTC, a dinner date is 5 BTC, an overnight will cost you 14 BTC, and additional hours are 2 BTC each.

One hour of an “Elite” lady’s time is 2.75 BTC, 90 minutes is 4.75 BTC, a dinner date is 5.25 BTC, an overnight will cost you 15 BTC, and additional hours are 2.25 BTC each.

At current Bitcoin exchange rates, that puts an hour with Standard companionship at $309.75 (£192.62), and $340.72 (£211.88) for one hour of Elite time.

In domestic currency, Passion VIP’s Katarina is £150/hour, Mike is £120/hour, whereas Elite Alannah is £160.

And with one bitcoin exchanging for 1 = $123.9 (£77.05), asking an Elite to spend the night will run a steep $1858.50.

Like sex work and similar forms of paid companionship, the Bitcoin currency is controversial for a number of reasons.

Both share an unstable market, covert operation and the need for relative anonymity, and neither are widely accepted as “legitimate” in their categories (work and currency, respectively).

However, bitcoin is a lot younger than the “oldest profession” – the protocol was created in 2008 and the currency’s network was in 2009.

Bitcoin has been mildly popular as currency for adult online “cam” work in the past few years, where clients pay for live adult entertainment – usually shows or sexual interaction, and with individuals rather than agencies – performed via webcam.

The most famous example is Reddit’s NSFW community, Girls Gone Bitcoin (/r/girlsgonebitcoin, NSFW).

In this subreddit forum, people – mostly girls – show skin while flashing a FirstBits payment address or QR-code where viewers can deposit their “appreciation” in Bitcoin.

Since then, amateur couples on “Cam4BTC” and various other adult performers have posted to Girls Gone Bitcoin when they offer live online sex shows in exchange for bitcoins.