31 Aug '13, 8pm

Regulating the Bitcoin

Regulating the Bitcoin

Currency free of government regulation: A libertarian's dream and Bitcoin is the answer, some have said. But as the cryptocurrency gains popularity, so do levels of scrutiny. It looks as if the unregulated Bitcoin market may have hit a snag lately as lawmakers take an interest in establishing some law and order. Earlier this month a Texas judge ruled that Bitcoins are a currency and are therefore subject to government oversight. In March the US Treasury issued a set of rules in an attempt to reign in the industry, ordering that Bitcoin business must register with the federal government and adhere to a regulatory regime as all other currencies do. Now a US senate committee is investigating the coin and deciding how much of a role the state can and should play. This week USA Today reported that the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee has been questionin...

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