Planet Linux Caffe to Begin Accepting Bitcoin at HackMiami ‘Day of Bitcoin Secrets,’ Hackers and Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Rejoice

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South Florida’s first Linux themed coffee shop will host a day of Bitcoin awareness and discussion.

Bitcoin Day - June 27, 2013 - Planet Linux Caffe

Bitcoin Day - June 27, 2013 - Planet Linux Caffe

"We hope to further solidify the foundation of Bitcoin as a viable economic digital solution that can be used in daily activity, while at the same time staying true to the Open Source spirit," stated Mery.

Hackers, information security professionals, and cryptocurrency enthusiasts will descend upon South Florida during the ‘Day of Bitcoin Secrets’ taking place June 27, 2013 at the Planet Linux Caffe in Coral Gables, Florida.

The event is being hosted by HackMiami and the Miami-Coral Gables Open Source User Group. The goal of the event is to bring forward discussion about the potentials for daily use of Bitcoin and other alternative cryptocurrencies, such as Litecoin. An introductory presentation to the concept of cryptocurrency will be also be presented by members of HackMiami.

In addition to the planned gathering, Planet Linux Caffe owner Daniel Mery has announced that they will be accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment, establishing them as the the first restaurant/coffee shop in South Florida to accept the peer-to-peer digital currency. "We hope to further solidify the foundation of Bitcoin as a viable economic digital solution that can be used in daily activity, while at the same time staying true to the Open Source spirit," stated Mery.

Admission to the event is free, and attendees are encouraged to only to bring their laptops, brains, stomachs, and Bitcoin. We look forward to seeing the open source community come together at this memorable South Florida event.

TIME AND LOCATION

Thursday June 27, 2013
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Planet Linux Caffe
1430 Ponce De Leon Blvd Coral Gables, FL 33134

ABOUT HACKMIAMI

HackMiami is the premier resource in South Florida for highly skilled hackers that specialize in vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, digital forensics, and all manner of information technology and security.

HackMiami seeks to develop and harness the participation of the information security community through regular events, presentations, labs and competitions. These events allow the hacker community a forum to present their research, develop new techniques and methodologies, and at the same time provides valuable a networking resource for contracting opportunities. Visit the official HackMiami website at http://www.hackmiami.org

ABOUT PLANET LINUX CAFFE

Planet Linux Caffe is the first hackerspace and Linux themed coffee shop located in Coral Gables, South Florida. This unique venue is home to nearly two dozen South Florida computer enthusiast groups that regularly host meetings, presentations, workshops, CTF tournaments, and hackathons.

With ample presentation space, laptop desks, and comfortable seating, the Planet Linux Caffe is also one of the best coffee shops in Miami. In addition to a wide selection of aromatic coffees, teas, lattes, and cappuccinos, Planet Linux Caffe offers an array of sandwiches, wraps and delectable selection of homemade pastries, pies, and desserts. Having hosted over 145 events in 15 months, this growing South Florida attraction embodies the real spirit of "Open Source Community."

Visit the Planet Linux Caffe website at http://www.planetlinuxcaffe.com

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