Porn catches the cryptocurrency bug

Creepocurrencies Wankcoin and Titcoin let users mine digital funds while watching skin-flicks

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Wankcoin – advertised by a minotaur

A crypto/creepocurrency called Wankcoin launched earlier this year – three days ago its direct rival Titcoin hit the internet (no prizes for subtlety guys) Wankcoin promises anonymity and describes itself as perfect for those avid porn watchers who don't want to be caught out on a credit card bill. They aren't the first – Wetcoin is a now defunct site that charged bitcoin for downloads and Cam4.com allowed the users to tip amateur girls with tokens that could be bought with the cryptocurrency.

Unabashed Wankcoin say: "You can get hi-quality HD porn and lots of it! You don’t want to give up the numbers on that credit card? No problem, use WANKCOIN. So cum and get it. The more you mine, the more you’ll find. All you have to do is keep wankin’ off to porn, and you’ll get paid! It’s simple. It’s the fucking dream job!"

As one Redditor noted: “Bitcoin won’t be popular until porn sites start accepting it as a discrete alternative to credit cards, which are a huge barrier to entry I think for many of their potential customers” And slowly but surely it's happening - Wankcoin is being accepted as a legit form of payment on porn sites.

Just this weekend the aptly named Titcoin launched in a blaze of promotional glory – Wankcoin's closest rival (although one catty Redditor notes: "titcoin isn't being used anywhere. so it's not competition at all. lol").

The Titcoin team are offering 2,000 coins to five lucky entrants who gain points based on a system of social media favours – basically, tweet about Titcoin and get yourself an extra point for the lottery, win and spend your 2,000 coins on pornography.

It's often lamented by cryptocurrency advocates that Bitcoin doesn't need any more publicity, it needs more users. Are Wankcoin and Titcoin a way to encourage people to spend money anonymously within an online community, or merely perpetuating an all out creepathon?

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