18 May '13, 12am

Bitcoin is legal, but mainstream adoption will mandate playing by the rules

Bitcoin is legal, but mainstream adoption will mandate playing by the rules

Bitcoin is legal, but mainstream adoption will mandate playing by the rules By Michael Carney On May 17, 2013 Earlier this week, the US government took its first action against the bitcoin ecosystem , freezing the US accounts of Mt. Gox, which is the largest bitcoin exchange in the world, processing 75 percent of all transactions in the last 30 days. Since that time, the questions on most people’s mind has been, what does this mean for the future of bitcoin and other virtual currencies? Is this an isolated incident based on the actions of one bitcoin exchange, or is it a harbinger of a broader offensive against the ecosystem as a whole? A number of questions remain unanswered regarding the current Department of Homeland Security (DHS) case against Mt. Gox in particular. But contrary to the concerns of many conspiracy theorists, a paper published in March by the Financial C...

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