30 Jul '13, 4am

Thailand’s government rules Bitcoin as illegal, resulting in an indefinite trading suspension by @ka…

Thailand’s government has ruled electronic currency Bitcoin as illegal in the Southeast Asian country, leading to an indefinite trading suspension, Bitcoin Co. Ltd. Thailand said in a message on its website. The ruling means that buying and selling Bitcoins, as well as any goods or services in exchange for Bitcoins, are banned. Sending and receiving Bitcoins to or from anyone located outside of Thailand have also been ruled as illegal. The local Bitcoin exchange said it was in the process of registering with various Thai government agencies over the past few months as it sought to operate in a lawful manner, but its stumbling block came in the form of the Bank of Thailand, which regulates financial transactions in the country. Despite trying to ask for guidance with regards to applicable licenses in buying and selling Bitcoins, the team got shot down after the central bank...

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