30 Jul '13, 7pm

Thailand may not have banned Bitcoin after all (but it certainly isn’t clear)

Just typical. I took today off of work and my adopted homeland of Thailand made global headlines after a local startup claimed that Bitcoin, the global, virtual currency, has been banned in the country . A notice from Bangkok-based Bitcoin exchange Bitcoin.co.th (a startup that I’d not heard of before today) made the rounds on numerous tech sites. The company says it is suspending its service because, it claims, the Bank of Thailand (BoT), the organization that controls currency in Thailand, has ruled the following activities to be illegal: Buying Bitcoins Selling Bitcoins Buying any goods or services in exchange for Bitcoins Selling any goods or services for Bitcoins Sending Bitcoins to anyone located outside of Thailand Receiving Bitcoins from anyone located outside of Thailand Let’s back up for a second. I spent much of my day thinking about this and, like David Meyer a...

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Thailand may not have banned Bitcoin after all (but it certainly isn’t clear) by @jonrussell

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