11 Aug '13, 3pm

Federal Judge Rules Bitcoin a Legitimate Currency: Cassius Methyl | A federal judge from the eastern district

In his defense, Trendon said “Bitcoin is not an actual currency”. In an ironic retort to succeed in prosecuting this man, this Texas judge declared Bitcoin is a real currency, and the lawsuit against the ponzi scheme operator will proceed. So is this ruling good for Bitcoin, or bad? Bitcoin is now considered by the state a legitimate currency, and the implications of this can be debated, but this also means that Bitcoin is subject to regulation by the dominating government.

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