24 Jun '13, 8pm

Trouble with Bitcoin as the government muscles in: Is the honeymoon over for Bitcoin, the little alternative c...

Is the honeymoon over for Bitcoin, the little alternative currency that could? Recent events have some beginning to doubt whether Bitcoin is viable over the long term—and whether it will ultimately be able to live up to its promises of privacy and security. The biggest news arrived yesterday when the Bitcoin Foundation, a Seattle nonprofit organization founded primarily to promote the virtual coins, said it had received a cease and desist order from the State of California's Department of Financial Institutions. Failure to comply would subject the group to fines of up to $2,500 per violation per day and possible criminal prosecution to boot. The charge: It is a crime to engage in a "money transmission business" without a license. (The U.S. Treasury Department issues these licenses; failure to register is punishable by additional fines and prison time.) The immediate proble...

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Trouble with Bitcoin as the government muscles in

pcworld.com 24 Jun '13, 8pm

Is the honeymoon over for Bitcoin, the little alternative currency that could? Recent events have some beginning to doubt ...

In a DEA bust, the U.S. government seizes a suspect's Bitcoins for the first time ever: #bitcoin #btc

In a DEA bust, the U.S. government seizes a sus...

dailydot.com 26 Jun '13, 8pm

The U.S. government may not print Bitcoin , or regulate it, but apparently the feds can still seize it. Earlier this week,...

Bitcoin miners, beware: Lawmakers are fixating on digital currency

Bitcoin miners, beware: Lawmakers are fixating ...

infoworld.com 25 Jun '13, 10am

Lawmakers have become increasingly focused on bitcoins as the virtual currency has gained popularity and value in recent m...

At Coin Week: BITCOIN VS. GOVERNMENT-ISSUED FIAT... #AlDoyle #FeaturedNews #NumismaticTech #bitc…

At Coin Week: BITCOIN VS. GOVERNMENT-ISSUED FIA...

coinweek.com 22 Jun '13, 12pm

What backs these monetary units? Algorhythms might appeal to geeks and techies, but it’s essentially the same hot air that...

The Bitcoin ATM

The Bitcoin ATM

reason.com 21 Jun '13, 8pm

Jeff Berwick is the founder of BitcoinATM, a company that aims to make real-world transactions with the stateless online c...

Sorry Bitcoin users – the federal government wants to start taxing you.

Sorry Bitcoin users – the federal government wa...

redalertpolitics.com 18 Jun '13, 9pm

Sorry Bitcoin users – the federal government wants to start taxing you. The Government Accountability Office released a ne...

The Bitcoin believers

bbc.co.uk 02 Jul '13, 3pm

These are interesting times to hold a Bitcoin conference. The currency has seen wild gyrations, with new investors rushing...

I invested in Bitcoin. You should, too.

venturebeat.com 01 Jul '13, 6pm

July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now This is a guest post by investor Richard Kagan I first learned about...

Bitcoin Motor launches with DeLorean listing

Bitcoin Motor launches with DeLorean listing

foxnews.com 25 Jun '13, 11am

The car is real, but don’t expect to buy it with cold hard cash. A 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 is currently on sale by a startup ...

The Bitcoin believers

bbc.co.uk 02 Jul '13, 4pm

These are interesting times to hold a Bitcoin conference. The currency has seen wild gyrations, with new investors rushing...

Bitcoin tax time? - Salon #bitcoin

salon.com 19 Jun '13, 7pm

Tthe U.S. Government Accountability Office’s new report on the tax implications of virtual currencies is definitely the GA...

Bitcoin In IRS Crosshairs, Says Government Report

forbes.com 18 Jun '13, 8pm

I’m a tax lawyer based in San Francisco (www.WoodLLP.com), but I handle tax matters everywhere. I enjoy untangling a tax m...

3pm EDT at #CFP2013 is Bitcoin Panel Livestream...

new.livestream.com 26 Jun '13, 6pm

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Bitcoin

nymag.com 20 Jun '13, 4pm

Bitcoin isn't quite like a traditional currency. Even if the pieces of the Bitcoin infrastructure that intersect with the ...