15 Jul '13, 1pm

Bitcoin Foundation forms committees for legal defence and regulation

Bitcoin Foundation forms committees for legal defence and regulation

The Bitcoin Foundation has created three legal committees to offer help and guidance to businesses and individuals in the digital currency space. Mike Hearn has been announced as the chairman of the Law and Policy Steering Committee while Marco Santori is chairman of the Regulatory Affairs Committee and Brian Klein is chairman of the Legal Defense Committee. “We’re putting together a team of people to engage regulators across the country in a conversation – to try and be proactive about bitcoin education,” said Santori. He explained the committees are trying to get people from every US state involved, because laws and regulations can vary wildly from state to state. “We need people in every state because it’s our aim to make sure all the voices get heard, not just the loudest.” Santori said the first goal of the Regulatory Affairs Committee is to determine what is going on...

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