02 Aug '13, 4pm

Thailand's Bitcoin ban: 'there is no real ban, just an advice' - Michael Parsons - The Voice o...

Thailand's Bitcoin ban: 'there is no real ban, just an advice' - Michael Parsons - The Voice o...

Thailand’s Central Bank did not ban Bitcoin outright. It only issued a preliminary ruling that using bitcoins as described was illegal. Moreover the Bank of Thailand does not have the constitutional ability to outlaw anything. Most of the experts believe that this so-called ban is a temporary measure and the decision will soon be revised. Simply Thai authorities have not worked out yet how to control bitcoin and how to profit from it. Frankie Bishop, a virtual currency consultant, said that even if a bitcoin’s ban was introduced, enforcing it would be “difficult to almost impossible” for the authorities. Bitcoins emerged in 2008. This virtual currency is not managed by any company or government and exists through an open-source software program. Bitcoins can be transferred through a computer or smartphone. The process of transaction is secured by servers called bitcoin min...

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