I do NOT mind the government knowing I bought bitcoins right now. I DO mind a hackable exchange having a copy of my SSN, photo of my drivers license, and a selfie (Circle’s requirement) for a small

I was purchasing bitcoins on Circle for months with an unverified account (a small weekly purchase limit). Loving bitcoin, and getting multiple friends into the ecosystem.

Circle recently put a new requirement on accounts needing my SSN (slightly understandable), a copy of my driver's license, and a selfie. With those 3 documents, if Circle EVER gets hacked, my digital identity will never be safe.

I can't bring bitcoin to my friends saying: "and upload your divers license here for your first $ 100 purchase".

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