25 Apr '13, 2pm

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More than a decade ago, regulators nearly suffocated PayPal . Now it looks like they’re trying to squelch another disruptive, innovative payments system. At least three exchanges in the U.S. that traded the digital currency Bitcoin have shut down, apparently as a result of guidance issued last month by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. That agency has emerged as the top threat, at least in in the United States, to the decentralized Bitcoin network – moreso than the widely reported price volatility and hacker attacks. "They've been the single biggest factor for stomping out currency competition," says Bradley Jansen , a former assistant to Rep. Ron Paul and director of the Center for Financial Privacy and Human Rights. Speaking recently on The Daily Bitcoin podcast with Adam Levine, Jansen expressed surprise at how little focus bitcoin business leaders are putting o...

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paymentssource.com 26 Apr '13, 8am

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businessinsider.com 25 Apr '13, 7pm

Two Canadian businessmen recently got some bad news from their banks. James Grant, owner of Canadian Bitcoins, got a lette...

Bitcoin Is Still Going Down

businessinsider.com 03 May '13, 9am

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Guest Post: Bitcoin As Cryptographic Gold?

zerohedge.com 26 Apr '13, 12am

The same has, in fact, happened in the case of paper money. The paper notes that are used as money today did not start the...

Bitcoin On The PayPal Network

forbes.com 04 May '13, 2pm

Let’s examine what it could mean when something like Bitcoin, that is both platform and unit , is absorbed into something ...

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transferwise.com 23 Apr '13, 5pm

Notice to Bitcoin users - April 2013 As you may have noticed, we stopped processing transfers to Bitcoin exchanges this we...

What an Internet sales tax could mean for your Bitcoin stash: (via @b_fung)

What an Internet sales tax could mean for your ...

nationaljournal.com 25 Apr '13, 6pm

If it passes the Senate in the next couple of days, as it’s expected to, a bill that would let states tax your online tran...

Bitcoin's Big Problem - Big Think

bigthink.com 23 Apr '13, 8pm

We live in a time of information abundance, which far too many of us see as information overload. With the sum total of hu...

Bitcoin Is Getting Poleaxed Again

businessinsider.com 02 May '13, 3pm

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Bitcoin Exchange Halts, Citing Risk, As Bank Cl...

paymentssource.com 19 Apr '13, 7pm

Possibly viewing Bitfloor, a popular Bitcoin exchange, as a risky money transmitting business, Capital One Financial Corp....

What if all the bitcoin exchanges were shut down?

What if all the bitcoin exchanges were shut down?

rt.com 27 Apr '13, 8pm

This market making activity should be done completely out of reach of regulators. Honesty on the part of the ‘peg’ maintai...

Dan Kervick: Bitcoin’s Deflationary Weirdness: ...

nakedcapitalism.com 25 Apr '13, 8am

Yves here. Some readers questioned the discussion of Bitcoin’s deflationary qualities in a recent post, so this discussion...

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forbes.com 03 May '13, 4pm

After work, I bike to a far less high-tech Bitcoin machine at the Internet Archive, which is about 20 hills away from my w...

The Mysterious World of Bitcoin: Does It Have S...

knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu 24 Apr '13, 7pm

The Mysterious World of Bitcoin: Does It Have Staying Power? Published: April 24, 2013 in Knowledge@Wharton Share this Art...