Amazon Thinks Data Marketplace Could Help Law Enforcement Keep Tabs on Bitcoin Users

Bitcoin may finally be coming to Amazon, though not in the way that most users have anticipated. According to documents filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), a subsidiary of the Seattle-based tech giant has obtained a patent for a data streaming marketplace that allows users to sell or subscribe to streaming data feeds that transfer information in real time. Amazon theorizes that the data marketplace has a wide range of applications, as users would be able to combine individual data streams to create “real-time dashboards” that “respond…

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