For the Ultimate in Bitcoin Security – Use Paper

You can’t make up this stuff.

From an Ars Technica article:

Carlson continues to store bitcoins both on hosted platforms like Coinbase and He also keeps bitcoins on his own hardware and uses paper wallets stored in a bank vault as a sort of low-tech backup. Bitcoin paper wallets contain a wallet’s Bitcoin address and private key, and, if secured properly, it can be one of the safest ways to store bitcoins.

From – self-described as “Bitcoin’s most popular bitcoin wallet and block explorer.”

Paper Wallet Advantages

  • Protection from malware and keyloggers.
  • Maintain 100% ownership of your private keys. You own the coins not a 3rd party service.
  • No dependence on the security of any website.
  • Keeping a piece of paper safe is easier than keeping your computer secure.

That’s right – keeping a piece of paper safe is easier than keeping your computer secure.

Here’s another idea:

Want to communicate with no risk of interception by the NSA?  Use the mail – the one with stamps and envelopes. The only code you’ll need is a zip code.  Plus – it’s open source technology.  Get some stationery and ask someone over 50 how it works.

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night can stop it!

This is fun.

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