06 May '13, 1pm

LIVE: Bitcoin Expert on Security, Taxes and Exchange Rates

On today’s SiliconANGLE’s Live NewsDesk Show, (see embed feed below or visit youtube.com/siliconangle to watch on-demand) , we’ll discuss how Bitcoin has come under scrutiny over it’s plausibility as a currency, and the fact Canada now wants to deploy taxes on Bitcoin transactions. Joining us now to tell us more about all of the recent Bitcoin news is SiliconANGLE’s Founding Editor Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins. (See the live broadcast, embed below ~ if you missed today’s topic, check our YouTube channel for archived clips.) A study by Computer scientists Tyler Moore (from the Southern Methodist University, Dallas) and Nicolas Christin (of Carnegie Mellon University) of the Bitcoin exchange industry has found that 45 percent of exchanges fail. That means that not only do the users not get the other fiat currency they desired, but their Bitcoin currency is gone too. For those servic...

Full article: http://siliconangle.com/blog/2013/05/06/live-bitcoin-expe...

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