26 Aug '13, 4pm

Bitcoin Foundation to meet with Dept. of Homeland Security, the FBI, the Federal Reserve, and the IRS

Bitcoin Foundation to meet with Dept. of Homeland Security, the FBI, the Federal Reserve, and the IRS

1 Source: www.flickr.com The Bitcoin Foundation, an organization that seeks to promote the digital currency, is scheduled to meet with several federal agencies Aug. 26. The meeting is seen as further evidence that the government is trying to determine exactly how to regulate Bitcoin. Aug. 26, 2013, 8:19 a.m. 2 The federal agencies that the Bitcoin Foundation is scheduled to meet with on Aug. 26 include the Dept. of Homeland Security, the FBI, the Federal Reserve, and the IRS. None of the agencies have commented on the meeting. Aug. 26, 2013, 3:21 p.m. 3 The Bitcoin Foundation was accused by California regulators in May of processing Bitcoin-related transactions. The foundation told the California regulators that it was merely an advocacy group and did not actually handle any Bitcoin transactions. July 3, 2013, 8:14 p.m. 4 The U.S. government has seized more than $5 million...

Full article: http://cir.ca/story/bitcoin-attracts-regulators

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